Handed duty to steer the Indian staff on the Sri Lanka tour, opener Shikhar Dhawan on Friday stated he feels humbled after being appointed captain of the nationwide facet.
India will play three ODIs and as many T20s in Colombo beginning July 13. The selectors picked a bunch of recent faces for the Sri Lanka collection on Thursday as the primary staff is within the UK for the World Check Championship remaining and 5 Assessments in opposition to England.
“Humbled by the chance to steer my nation. Thanks for all of your needs,” tweeted Dhawan.
The 35-year-old has performed 34 Assessments, 145 ODIs and 65 T20s.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been named Dhawan’s deputy.
5 gamers have acquired their maiden India name up for the collection together with Okay Gowtham, Devdutt Padikkal, Nitish Rana, Ruturaj Gaekwad and Chetan Sakariya.