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Sri Lanka vs India: Big blow to Sri Lanka, Angelo Mathews will not play against India

Sri Lanka vs India: A total of 6 matches are to be played between India and Sri Lanka in ODI and T20 series.

India tour of Sri Lanka, 2021: The tournament between India and Sri Lanka is going to start from July 13. In this tour till July 25, Team India will play a series of 3 ODIs and as many T20 matches, but even before the ODI series, the host team has suffered a major setback. Veteran cricketer Angelo Mathews has pulled out of the limited overs series against India due to personal reasons.Also Read – New Zealand will celebrate a month after the WTC title, the Kiwi team will travel across the country with a mace

According to a Cricbuzz report, Mathews has urged Sri Lanka Cricket to abstain from national responsibility until further notice amid the contract dispute. Sri Lanka Cricket announced on Wednesday that 29 out of 30 players have signed contracts for the limited overs series against India. Also Read – Angelo Mathews Retirement: A new twist came amid the dispute with the board, Angelo Mathews hints at retirement

Last month, Sri Lankan players refused to sign contracts for the tour of England, citing lack of transparency in the central contract. However, later this tour went according to the schedule where Sri Lanka had to face defeat. Also Read – Dilip Kumar Death: Shahid Afridi’s tweet on the death of Dilip Kumar, wrote- Truly we belong to Allah…

During the England tour, vice-captain Kushal Mendis, opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka and wicket-keeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella were sent home for breaching the bio bubble. Doubt remains on whether these players will take part in the series against India. India has to play a series of three ODIs and three T20 matches with Sri Lanka from July 13 to 25.

Full schedule of India tour of Sri Lanka (India tour of Sri Lanka, 2021 full schedule 3 ODIs , 3 T20s)

July 13: 1st ODI, Colombo (10 AM onwards)

July 16: 2nd ODI, Colombo (10 AM onwards)

July 18: 3rd ODI, Colombo (10 AM onwards)

July 21: 1st T20I, Colombo (7 PM onwards)

July 23: 2nd T20I, Colombo (7 PM onwards)

July 25: 3rd T20, Colombo (7 PM onwards)

The Indian team for Sri Lanka tour is as follows (India Full Squad for Sri Lanka Tour): Shikhar Dhawan (capt), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikal, Rituraj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, K. Gautam, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakraborty, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Vice Captain), Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini and Chetan Sakaria. Net Bowlers: Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore and Simranjit Singh.


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