Before the start of the ODI series against Sri Lanka, the Indian team played an intra-squad match in which four players of Team India showed their form and scored half-centuries.
New Delhi. The ODI series between India and Sri Lanka is to begin from July 13. Earlier, Team India played an intra-squad match, due to which many players have given evidence of being in form by playing brilliant innings. Team India’s four batsmen scored half-centuries in the intra-squad match. Prithvi Shaw, Hardik Pandya, Manish Pandey and Rituraj Gaikwad scored half-centuries in the second practice match being played in Colombo.
Prithvi Shaw played the highest innings of 84 runs
Prithvi Shaw played the highest innings of 84 runs. At the same time, Hardik Pandya scored 79 runs. Manish Pandey also played an innings of 53 runs. Rituraj Gaikwad has also claimed his ODI debut by playing an innings of 75 runs.
Did not go Ishan Kishan
Ishan Kishan did not play in the intra squad match and he could not even open the account. On the other hand, left-handed opener Devdutt Padikkal got a good start, but he could not convert it into a big score. Padikkal scored 34 runs.
Suryakumar Yadav lost his wicket cheaply
Suryakumar Yadav was playing well, he had got a good start too, but lost his wicket on a personal score of 35 runs. Suryakumar could not convert this innings into a big innings.
hardik pandya visible form
Hardik Pandya bowled as well as played a good innings with the bat. This was good news for Team India. Earlier, before the postponement of IPL 2021, Pandya’s bat was calm and neither he was able to bowl. It is believed that Pandya will now play as an all-rounder in the ODI and T20 series against Sri Lanka.
Command in the hands of Shikhar Dhawan
The ODI series between India and Sri Lanka is to begin from July 13. After this a three-match T20 series will be played. The command of the team is in the hands of Shikhar Dhawan. At the same time, Rahul Dravid is handling the responsibility of head coach.