The upcoming India-Sri Lanka white-ball series, which begins on July 18, has the potential to firm up all three departments of the Indian squad – batting, pace, spin – ahead of the T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in the United Arab Emirates later this year.

Former India fast bowler Ajit Agarkar believes that the series will present a ‘massive opportunity’ for the youngsters.

“I am not sure how much this series will impact selection for the T20 World Cup, but performances here will put pressure on others,” he said at a media interaction organised by the Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN).

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“Generally, 10-12 players pick themselves, so there are 2-3 slots others are fighting for. Players who are more consistent than otcrhers will have an advantage,” Agarkar said.

He picked Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul as the ideal opening combination for…

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