Indian captain Shikhar Dhawan thought about giving the team a leadership role on the tour of the Sri Lankan white-ball series, saying he wanted to keep them all together and happy. The tour, which consists of three ODIs and another T20I, will begin on July 18, after re-organizing the series last week. The three ODIs will be played on July 18, 20 and 23. The three T20Is will move forward on July 25, 27 and 29.
“It’s a great achievement for me to be the captain of India. As a leader, my idea is to keep everyone together and happy. That’s the most important thing. We have a lovely bunch of guys, great support staff, and we’ve worked before. was and I’ve been to the NCA a lot of times, so there’s a good connection. I’m sure we’ll have a lot of energy, and it’ll be seen when we play, ”Dhawan said in the Star Sports show‘ Follow the Blues ’.
While Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been appointed deputy captain, Dhawan will lead the team that will train former skipper Rahul Dravid.
Speaking about his relationship with coach Rahul Dravid Dhawan, he said: “I have a good relationship with Rahul Bhai. When I started playing the Ranji Trophy, I played against him, and I have known him ever since. When I went to play India A, I was the captain, and he He was the coach, so there was interaction.When he became the director of the NCA, we went there for about 20 days, so we had a great interaction, and now we have good Chemistry.We have a chance to play six games together so it will be a lot of fun and I think that we all synchronize well “.
Considering that this tour is very important to mark the stamp of the youth in the group, Dhawan stated, “Glad to see the young people in the group and see their dreams come true. The great thing is that these young people have come from their respective hometowns, and their Dreams are being fulfilled.
“And now they should enjoy the trip he landed on Team India, and they should know the value of their strength and how to improve. There are seniors in the team, so young people will learn from them, and vice versa. We will learn from young people. they often have new ones, and I try to learn things that will help us, and yes it’s a way to learn, ”the 35-year-old added.
Earlier, the Sri Lankan Cricketers came out of mandatory isolation on Sunday evening as they all gave negative results in the final RT-PCR tests.
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