The out-of-favour India international, who was with Kolkata Knight Riders, is expected to go through a long rehabilitation process before attempting a comeback to competitive cricket.
The out-of-favour India international who was with Kolkata Knight Riders is expected to go through a long rehabilitation process before attempting a comeback to competitive cricket.
It was an impressive performance from a side that had a good mix of youth and experience. There was flair, flamboyance, guile, steely nerves on display as the series showcased the strength in depth of Indian cricket. We take a look at the key takeaways from the ODI series.
Saqlain, who is presently head coach at the Pakistan Cricket Board's High Performance Centre in Lahore, said the law is discouraging youngsters from taking up the art of off-spin bowling.
India vs Sri Lanka: Never felt my white-ball career was over after one bad game against England, says Kuldeep Yadav
Many felt that Kuldeep Yadav's figures of 0/84 against England in Pune earlier this year, had spelt doom for the 26-year-old from Kanpur.
India vs Sri Lanka: All-round visitors thrash Islanders by seven wickets in first ODI; take 1-0 series lead
On a track that offered slow turn, the inexperienced Sri Lankan batters splurged like millionaires, throwing away one wicket after another but still managed to get 262 for nine, which wasn't going to be enough against India's batting might.
India vs Sri Lanka: Opportunity to learn, redeem and reinvigorate as exuberant visitors take on struggling hosts
While the senior and first-team players are busy preparing for the England Test series, it will be an opportunity for the players in Sri Lanka to learn, redeem and resurrect their careers.
India will look to settle down on their first-choice spinners on the Sri Lanka tour as T20 World Cup fast approaches.
India vs Sri Lanka: Prithvi or Padikkal? Chahal or Chahar? A look at selection dilemmas plaguing Rahul Dravid and Co
The Indian squad in Sri Lanka is brimming with talent and the team management faces a major selection dilemma as they head into the ODI series.
India vs Sri Lanka: Mohammad Kaif backs Shikhar Dhawan's leadership skills, disagrees with 'second-string' tag for squad
Former India batsman Kaif, who has worked alongside Dhawan in the Delhi Capitals franchise in the IPL, expected the southpaw to have a "a good time" in the tour with the young squad.
India vs Sri Lanka: L Sivaramakrishnan backs Varun Chakravarthy, Rahul Chahar to make a case for T20 World Cup
Sivaramakrishnan also said the Indian team management should also discuss Ravichandran Ashwin’s name for the T20 World Cup.
India vs Sri Lanka: From Prithvi Shaw to Kuldeep Yadav, five Indian players to watch out for in limited-overs tour
Ahead of the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka, we take a look at some of the key Indian players to watch out for:
A vital cog of the Indian bowling attack in limited-overs cricket in the lead-up to the 50-over World Cup in 2019, the two wrist spinners have seen their stocks decline recently.
The T20 World Cup has been moved to UAE and Oman from India. The event scheduled to begin from 17 October.
The Dhawan-led team will play three ODIs and three T20Is in the island nation.
India will travel to Sri Lanka for a limited-overs tour next month and the BCCI announced a 20-man squad for the tour, packed with youngsters, including six uncapped players.
Ravindra Jadeja, Hanuma Vihari back; no Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav in India's squad for WTC final and England series
KL Rahul, who underwent a surgery after being diagnosed with appendicitis, and Wriddhiman Saha, infected with COVID-19 during the recently-suspended IPL, have been included subject to their fitness.
Once a vital cog in India and KKR's attack, Kuldeep Yadav has struggled recently and he is not a regular in the playing XI.
Barring the trio of Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson and Pat Cummins, who are already quarantining at the team hotel in Chennai, the entire team and management took an afternoon chartered flight.