India tour of Sri Lanka: India continues preparation with 2nd intra-squad game

The entire Indian team played its second intra-squad game on Wednesday ahead of the first ODI against Sri Lanka next week.

The Indian white-ball unit led by Shikhar Dhawan is leaving no stone unturned in preparing themselves for the upcoming white-ball series against Sri Lanka.   -  BCCI

The Indian white-ball unit led by Shikhar Dhawan is leaving no stone unturned in preparing itself for the upcoming white-ball series against Sri Lanka.

The entire visiting contingent played their second intra-squad game on Wednesday.T he official Twitter handle of BCCI shared few snapshots from the game and it captioned the post as: "A good day in the field as #TeamIndia play their 2nd intra-squad game in Colombo."

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India batsman Suryakumar Yadav on Tuesday said he is really excited to play under Rahul Dravid's coaching as the former India skipper is known to be calm and composed in the most difficult of situations.

"It is a great opportunity for everyone to have a tour amidst this situation (COVID-19 pandemic). It is a great challenge and responsibility for everyone to come out here and express themselves. The great thing is having Rahul sir around, we have heard a lot about him. This is my first tour with him but I have heard from many players that Rahul sir is very calm and composed when it comes to this role. I am very excited and looking forward to it," said Surya in a virtual press conference.

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Sri Lanka and India will square off in three ODIs and three T20Is, beginning July 13. While Bhuvneshwar has been named vice-captain, Dhawan will lead the team which will be coached by former India skipper and NCA head Dravid.

The likes of Sanju Samson, Ishan Kishan are also in the white-ball squad and many more youngsters are eyeing a debut for India in the Sri Lanka series.

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