#IndiavsSriLanka

.Colombo, Sri Lanka
India's bowler Yuzvendra Chahal celebrates after taking the wicket of Sri Lankan batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa during an ODI match. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Yuzvendra Chahal was in contact with already positive Krunal Pandya
  • Both Chahal and Gowtham tested positive at the airport during pre-departure tests
  • While India won the ODI series, they lost the T20I series

.Colombo, Sri Lanka
Rahul Dravid coached the Indian cricket team who went to Sri Lanka. (Photo credit: File/PTI)

  • I have enjoyed this experience, Rahul Dravid said of the Sri Lanka assignment
  • Dravid is also the director of the National Cricket Academy
  • Dravid has played 164 Tests and 344 ODIs for India

.Colombo, Sri Lanka
India's Shikhar Dawan (C) congratulates his team members at the end of the third Twenty20 cricket match between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India lost the T20 series 1-2 after several players of the squad had to be isolated
  • Sri Lanka's Wanindu Hasaranga was adjudged as both the player of the match and the series
  • India opener Shikhar Dhawan lead the squad against Sri Lanka

.Colombo, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka spinner Wanindu Hasaranga picked 4 wickets. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Batting first, India were restricted to their third-lowest T20I total of 81 for 8
  • Wanindu Hasaranga picked 4 for 9 in his four overs
  • Sri Lanka reached the target in 14.3 overs with Dhananjaya De Silva scoring bulk of the runs

.Colombo, Sri Lanka
Colombo: Indian Cricket team captain Shikhar Dhawan in action during 3rd & final ODI with Sri Lanka, at Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Friday, July 23, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI07_23_2021_000261B)

  • After the first T20, India lose nine players to COVID related isolation
  • Dhawan indicated that India had the option of pulling out of the T20 series
  • India lost the three match series 1-2 to Sri Lanka

.Colombo, Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan bowler Dushmantha Chameera celebrates the dismissal of India's Shikhar Dhawan. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • India could only manage 81/8 from 20 overs
  • Wanindu Hasaranga scalped four wickets
  • Sandeep Warrier made his T20I debut

.Colombo, Sri Lanka
Navdeep Saini was left out of the playing XI for the third match vs Sri Lanka. (Photo credits: Facebook)

  • India pacer Navdeep Saini fell on his left shoulder during second T20 vs Sri Lanka
  • His progress is being monitored by the medical staff: BCCI
  • The series deciding third T20I is being played at the same venue this evening

.Colombo, Sri Lanka
Indian Cricket team captain Shikhar Dhawan in action during 3rd & final ODI with Sri Lanka, at Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. (PTI Photo)

  • Shikhar Dhawan said his side has great bowling depth
  • Sri Lanka have also made one change, with Isuru Udana replaced by Pathum Nissanka
  • Saini is out with a left shoulder injury sustained during fielding in the 2nd T20I

.Colombo, Sri Lanka
Devdutt Padikkal plays for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Devdutt Padikkal and three others made their T20 debut for India
  • Padikkal scored 29 runs off 23 balls with the help of a six and a four
  • Sri Lanka defeated India by four wickets

.Colombo, Sri Lanka
**EDS: IMAGE POSTED BY @ICC ON FRIDAY, JULY 2, 2021** Indian cricket team head coach Rahul Dravid with Shikhar Dhawan during the team's first training session in Sri Lanka, Friday, July 2, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI07_02_2021_000195B)

  • India lost the low-scoring T20 against Sri Lanka at Colombo by 4 wickets
  • Shikhar Dhawan said he was proud of the team for putting up a good fight despite adverse circumstances
  • The decider T20I will be played at the same venue on Thursday