Team India arrived in Colombo on Monday for a limited-overs series (three ODIs, three T20Is) against Sri Lanka starting July 13.
All-rounder Hardik Pandya shared an Instagram story captioned: “Touchdown, Sri Lanka, Colombo.”
The Shikhar Dhawan-led India will field a new-look team in the absence of several first-choice players, who are currently in England getting ready for a five-Test series against the host.
The BCCI had named a 20-member squad for this tour. Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana, K. Gowtham and Chetan Sakariya have received maiden call-ups to the national team. The squad also features two wicket-keeper batsmen in Ishan Kishan and Sanju Samson.
A day before the departure, Dhawan had said that this was “a nice blend of experience and youth.” According to the Sri Lanka Cricket website, the…