The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah has confirmed that former India skipper Rahul Dravid will coach the team within the limited-over series in Sri Lanka . The Shikhar Dhawan-led India team will play three ODIs and as many T20Is at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo. “Rahul are going to be coaching the team for the Sri Lanka series,” the BCCI secretary. The team assembled on Monday and is undergoing a strict seven-day quarantine.. The players will then undergo seven days of sentimental quarantine with indoor training.
May 20 that NCA head Dravid will coach the team because the trio of Ravi Shastri, Bharat Arun and Vikram Rathour are in England with the Test team.
This will be Dravid’s second stint with Team India after working with them as a batting consultant during the britain tour in 2014.
The team leaves for Colombo on June 28 and can undergo 3 days of hard quarantine before training in quarantine till Independence Day . then , they’re going to be allowed to coach normally before the series gets underway on July 13 in Colombo.
The team will play three intra-squad matches in Colombo to prepare for the limited overs series against Sri Lanka. .
Prithvi Shaw has earned a call-up in the white-ball team. Opening batsmen Devdutt Padikkal and Ruturaj Gaikwad have also been named within the squad.
Varun Chakravarthy, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, K Gowtham are chosen because the spinners while young speedster Chetan Sakariya, who impressed within the Indian Premier League (IPL), has also earned an area within the squad.
The schedule for the three-match ODI series and three-match T20I series between India and Sri Lanka was confirmed last week.
The three ODIs are going to be played on July 13, 16, and 18 while the T20I series will commence on July 21, and therefore the next two matches are going to be played on July 23 and 25.