Team India left for Sri Lanka on Monday, ahead of the Limited-overs series. India will play three ODIs and as many T20Is, starting from July 13.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India selection panel picked a relatively young squad. Shikhar Dhawan will lead the Indian squad, while Bhuvaneshwar Kumar will be his deputy. As many as Six players received their maiden India call-up for the tour. Along with a 20-member squad the selectors announced five net bowlers for the Limited overs tour.
From Simarjeet Singh to Ishan Porel, know more about India’s five net bowlers for the Sri Lanka series:
Ishan Porel was part of India’s squad for the Under-19 World Cup in 2018. He picked up 4/17 in the semi-final against Pakistan, which instantly made him a star.
The right-arm fast bowler represents Bengal in first-class cricket. Ishan bowled a title-winning spell in the Deodhar Trophy 2019 against the likes of Parthiv Patel, Kedar Jadhav, and Vijay Shankar. Ishan has been on the radar of the Indian selectors for a long time and will try to gain much experience during India’s tour to Sri Lanka.
R Sai Kishore
Left-arm orthodox spinner, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore is a product of the Tamil Nadu Premier League. He topped the bowling charts with 17 scalps, in the second edition of TNPL. He played a key role in his Tamil Nadu winning the Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2017.
Sai Kishore has bagged 45 wickets in 25 matches in List A cricket, at an average of 21.15 and an economy rate of 4.57. He is part of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) squad but is yet to make his debut Indian Premier League.