Colombo: India will play Sri Lanka in a 3-match T20I collection underneath the management of Shikhar Dhawan. First time within the historical past of Indian cricket, two totally different squads are coaching for 2 totally different worldwide occasions. Dhawan, in a latest interplay, has revealed that he’s wanting on the Sri Lanka T20I collection as a stepping stone to consolidate his place within the aspect.
India lately gained the ODI collection 2-1. The final match went to the Sri Lankans after a dismal batting efficiency by India. There was a number of dialogue about who would make it to the ultimate crew for the T20I World Cup in September. Dhawan has made it clear that even he, the captain of the so-called ‘second string’ Indian crew doesn’t have a set spot within the crew.
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“It is very important. Of course, any international match has its own impact, and whenever you perform internationally it makes a huge impact. So, on a personal note, I’m really looking forward to perform over here and make my place stronger for World Cup contendership. Then we’ll see how it goes in the future,” Dhawan stated on the eve of the primary T20I in Colombo on Sunday as quoted by Hindustan Instances.
Dhawan, later went on to talk about the Sri Lankan crew and their potential.
“I think the competition will be good. You saw the Sri Lankan team improve a lot in the last two (ODI) matches. They played really well and they are a good team, with a lot of youngsters. We’ve both already played three matches now, so both teams know each others’ strengths and weaknesses. That’s a good thing, and it will add to the challenge,” Dhawan added.
The primary T20I might be performed on Sunday in Colombo.