The BCCI on Thursday announced the Indian squad for the tour of Sri Lanka (India vs Sri Lanka). Mandeep Singh is upset that he was not selected in Team India. Mandeep plays for Punjab Kings in the IPL.
Mumbai, June 11 : The BCCI on Thursday announced the Indian squad for the tour of Sri Lanka (India vs Sri Lanka). The key players of Team India are in England and the newcomers have been given a chance to tour Sri Lanka. There are 6 players in the team who have been selected for the first time, but Mandeep Singh is upset that he was not selected in Team India. Mandeep plays for Punjab Kings in IPL. Mandeep had hoped that he would get a chance to tour Sri Lanka, but he was disappointed not to be selected in the team. Mandeep shared a photo on his Instagram. No one cares, just work as hard as you can, captioned Mandeep to this photo.
Debut under Dhoni’s leadership
Mandeep Singh made his debut for Team India in 2016. When Dhoni (MS Dhoni) was the captain, he also played 3 T20 matches, in which he also scored a half century. Mandeep had scored 87 runs at an average of 43.50, but was later dropped from the team and has yet to make a comeback.
Mandeep Singh has been doing well in local cricket for some time now. Mandeep had scored 185 runs at an average of 185 in 4 innings of the Sayed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. In this IPL season (IPL 2021), Punjab (Punjab Kings) did not give Mandeep a chance to play a single match.
The first ODI between India and Sri Lanka will be played on July 13, the second ODI on July 16 and the third ODI on July 18. The T20 series will start on July 21. The second T20 will be on July 23 and the third T20 will be on July 25. All these matches will be played at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The Indian team, led by Shikhar Dhawan, will play all these matches.
Sri Lanka Dauyasathi Team India: Shikhar Dhawan (Capt.), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Vice Capt.), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Rituraj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Yujvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, Krishnappa Gautam, Krinal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakraborty, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini and Chetan Sakaria
Net Bowlers: Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrior, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishor and Samarjit Singh