The second T20I match between Sri Lanka and Team India is now to be played on Wednesday i.e. today. While earlier this match was to be played on Tuesday, butThe match was rescheduled after K Kovid came positive. But a total of 9 players, including Krunal Pandya, will not be able to be a part of the second and third T20I matches from India. So now in such a situation, 4 players can get a chance to debut in the second match.
4 players can debut
After 9 players of the Indian cricket team are unavailable, now Shikhar Dhawan may have to take the field in the second T20I match with a playing XI adorned with young players. Among them, Devdutt Padikkal, Rituraj Gaywad, Nitish Rana, Chetan Sakariya are almost certain to get a chance to debut.
However, standby players Ishaan Poral, Sai Kishore, Simarjit Singh, Arshdeep Singh and Sandeep Warrior have also been included in the team. But it seems possible for Gaikwad, Rana, Padikkal and Sakariya to debut. Let us tell you that till now a total of 9 players have made their debut in the series in different formats.
9 players will not play matches now
After the arrival of Krunal pandya Kovid positive, as if there was a stir in Team India on the tour of Sri Lanka. Now the second and third T20I matches will be played on Wednesday and Thursday. But in the meantime the players who come in close contact with Krunal will also not play any further matches, as he is in isolation. These include big names.
According to the news, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav,, Ishan Kishan, Manish Pandey, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal and Krishnappa Gautam will not play against Sri Lanka. It is believed that all of them were in close contact with Krunal. However, now in the absence of these players, the youth can get a chance to debut.
India’s playing XI may look like this
Shikhar Dhawan, Devdutt Padikkal, Rituraj Gaikwad, Sanju Samson, Nitish Rana, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rahul Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Chetan Sakaria, Varun Chakraborty.