Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team lands in Sri Lanka for three Tests, five ODIs and one T20I
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Indian cricket team is all set to begin their overseas season with the three-match Test, five ODIs and one-off T20I series against Sri Lanka. The Virat Kohli-led side will be playing their first Test at Galle from July 26. Ravi Shastri and Bharath Arun join the Indian team as head coach and bowling coach respectively.
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Virat Kohli's tenure as the Indian captain has been successful so far. Under his captaincy, team India has won Test series against South Africa, West Indies, England, Australia and New Zealand. (Source: AP)
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Indian opener KL Rahul makes a comeback into the national team after March. His last appearance came against Australia in the fourth Test match at Dharamsala.
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Ishant Sharma, one of the most successful and experienced bowler in the Indian squad, will once again be crucial with the ball for the visitors. (Source: AP)
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Former Indian all-rounder Ravi Shastri joins the Indian cricket team as head coach. Earlier, Shastri has served as the team director of team India from 2014 to 2016.
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Virat Kohli is currently fifth in the Test rankings and will look to continue with his good run with the bat. (Source: PTI)
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be sharing the new ball with the likes of Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav. India squad wears a very balanced look and Sri Lanka need to be on top of their game.
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Ravichandran Ashwin is placed third in the Test bowlers rankings and again will be key in sub-continent conditions. (Source: PTI)