Shikhar Dhawan to lead the Indian team and Bhuvanesh kumar is going to be his deputy. The left handed batsmen will be leading the inexperienced side against the Srilankan team with the bunch of new players.
New players like Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devdutt Padikkal, Krishnappa Gowtham, Nitish Rana, and Chetan Sakariya will board the flight to Srilanka, where they will be expecting themselves to make their international debuts.
Both the teams will be playing 3 ODI matches followed by the 3 T20Is. Both the teams will be playing the first ODI at the Premadasa stadium, Colombo on July 13.
This is the second string Indian team as the remaining squad is currently in England for the WTC final. The team looks very balanced and settled on paper and way ahead of the current Srilankan lineup.
Squad: Shikhar Dhawan (capt), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vice-capt), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, K Gowtham, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Chetan SakariyaNet bowlers: Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, R Sai Kishore, Simarjeet Singh.
Five net bowlers also will be a part of the Indian squad including Sandeep Warrier, Ishan Porel, R Sai Kishore, Arshdeep Singh, and Simarjeet Singh.