The Indian Cricket Team is ready to play the first One Day International match against Sri Lanka in the 5-Matches series. The Indian captain Virat Kohli will be delighted after the clean sweep in the recent Test series, where the Indian Team won all matches with huge margin.
The good thing is that the inform batsman KL Rahul is back in the team for limited over game after playing some great knocks in the recent series. He was out of the team due to a shoulder injury, but now he is fully fit and ready to dominate again for Team India.
Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma will open the innings as the format is changed. The Indian captain Virat Kohli is ready to play at the number 3. The test opener batsman KL Rahul will be at the 4th position in the unavailability of Yuvraj Singh. The former Indian captain MS Dhoni will ready to dominate at the 5th position.
After that there are three choices for the skipper Virat Kohli. Kedar Jadhav, Manish Pandey and Ajinkya Rahane are the three options for the team management. On the basis of the performances Kedar Jadhav will be the first choice for the team ahead of these two batsmen.
The all-rounder cricketer Hardik Pandya is always a first contender after brilliant performances in the recent games. Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal are likely to be picked ahead of Axar Patel. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah are the two fast bowlers in the team.
Probable XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), KL Rahul, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah