Host Sri Lanka and India will lock horns in a three-match ODI series that is slated to begin from 18th July at R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
All-rounder Dasun Shanaka has been named captain of the side for the ODI series. Full-time captain Kusal Perera has suffered from right shoulder strain and will be not available for the ODI and T20I series against India.
Experienced pacers Kasun Rajitha and Lahiru Kumara make their comeback to the limited-overs squad. Wicket-keeper Minod Bhanuka have been included as first-choice keeper for the side, while Bhanuka Rajapaksa also make his comeback to the ODI and T20I squads for India series.
On the other hand, India have named their 20-man squad for the ODI and T20I series in Sri Lanka. Shikhar Dhawan will lead the side for both ODI and T20I series. Ishan Kishan and Sanju Samson are two wicket-keeping options for the side for this tour.
Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaekwad, Krishnappa Gowtham, Nitish Rana, Chetan Sakariya and Varun Chakravarthy are uncapped players named in the ODI and T20I squad for the series against Sri Lanka.
Here are the numbers and statistics related to Sri Lanka vs India 2021 ODI series which is mentioned below:
17 runs needed by Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan to complete 1,000 runs against Sri Lanka in limited-overs cricket. Left-hander has accumulated 983 runs in 16 ODIs with four centuries and five fifties to his name.
23 runs needed by Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan to complete 6,000 runs in limited-overs cricket. Left-hander has accumulated 5,977 runs in 142 ODIs with seventeen centuries and thirty-two fifties to his name.
8 wickets needed by Indian spinner Yuzvendra Chahal to complete 100 wickets in limited-overs cricket. He currently has taken 92 wickets in 54 matches at an average of 27.29.
12 wickets needed by Indian medium-pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar to complete 150 wickets in one-day internationals. Currently, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has claimed 138 wickets in 117 matches at an average of 34.07 with four four-wicket hauls and one five-wicket haul.