- India-Sri Lanka cricket series kicks off July 18
- D’Silva names three Indian players
- Sanju Samson’s tour of Sri Lanka will be crucial
Ishant Kishan, Devdutt Padikkal and Chetan Zakaria, who have excelled in the IPL, are on D’Silva’s list. Devadath Padikkal is also Malayalee. Devadatta, who plays for Karnataka, was part of the national team with his stellar performance in national cricket and the IPL. Devadatta hopes to play his first international match in Sri Lanka.
De Silva said young players who have proven themselves in the Indian Premier League have come to Sri Lanka. This is a great opportunity for these players. He says that Kuldeep Yadav, who has been in and out of the national team for a long time, has a chance to return to his career. India has included six newcomers on its tour of Sri Lanka. D’Silva has denied allegations that India sent a second team team to Sri Lanka.
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Sanju Samson, who is competing for the goalkeeper position, is also on the team. Ishant Kishan or Sanju Samson will be India’s goalkeepers in Sri Lanka. Former batsman Sanjay Manjrekar is backing Ishant Kishan, while VVS Laxman is of the opinion that Sanju should have a chance.
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