Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya in race for main India on Sri Lanka tour, says BCCI supply


Within the absence of Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya are the 2 robust contenders for the captaincy duties.

Hardik Pandya and Shikhar Dhawan
Hardik Pandya and Shikhar Dhawan. (Photograph Supply: Getty Photographs)

India shall be taking part in a limited-overs collection comprising three One Day Internationals three T20 Internationals. A comparatively completely different group will journey to Sri Lanka as many of the common gamers shall be touring to England for the ultimate of the inaugural version of the World Take a look at Championship adopted by a five-match Take a look at collection towards England.

Since each Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are part of the Take a look at squad, it’s comprehensible {that a} new captain shall be seen main the Males in Blue. If sources are to be believed, Shreyas Iyer shall be an apparent alternative for the management duties because the BCCI is taking a look at a future chief in him.

Nevertheless, there may be uncertainty over the supply of Iyer as he injured himself in the course of the first ODI of the three-match collection towards England in March and needed to bear surgical procedure. “It’s nonetheless not clear if Shreyas will get well absolutely and shall be match-fit in time for the tour of Sri Lanka. 

“Usually, a surgical procedure of this scale together with relaxation, in depth rehab, and coaching to get again in form takes round 4 months. In case Shreyas was accessible, he would have been the automated alternative for captaincy,” a senior BCCI supply aware about choice issues stated to the Instances of India on circumstances of anonymity.

Hardik is the person with X-factor: BCCI official

Within the absence of Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya are the 2 robust contenders for the captaincy duties. Dhawan is in elegant kind with the willow as he was the best run-getter within the now postponed version of the Indian Premier League (IPL). 

Hardik isn’t having one of the best of the instances with the willow. Additionally, he didn’t bowl for the Mumbai Indians throughout IPL 2021. Nevertheless, he’s nonetheless within the scheme of issues for selectors as he has efficiently established himself as an X-factor for India and is approach forward of his friends.

“Shikhar has had two superb IPL together with this curtailed one and being the senior-most amongst those that can be found for choice, he’s a really robust contender. Additionally, he has been a stable performer for India for the previous eight years,” an official stated.

“Sure, Hardik hasn’t been recurrently bowling for MI or India in current instances. Nevertheless, he’s the person with x-factor and among the many choices accessible. He’s miles forward of his friends by way of being an influence performer. And who is aware of, perhaps further accountability brings one of the best out of him,” he added.

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