India scored 199/2 then restricted Sri Lanka t 137/6 to register a 62-run win in the first T20 International. Read the match report here:
Earlier, Varun had been subject to last-minute omissions twice -- before the Australia tour (shoulder problem) and home series against England (knee).
Gowtham and Chahal, deemed as close contacts of Krunal, have been found positive and will thus stay back in Sri Lanka
Yuvraj Singh has already apologised for his comment on Yuzvendra Chahal during an Instagram chat with Rohit Sharma.
The national selectors named a 15-member Indian team for the upcoming T20 World Cup. India start vs Pakistan on Oct. 24
With six wickets in three matches (2 ODIs and 1 T20I), Chahal seems to have wriggled his way out of the rough patch
Rahul Chahar picked up 13 wickets from 11 games in the Indian Premier League 2021, while Yuzvendra Chahal got 18 wickets in 15 games.
India are set to take on hosts Sri Lanka in a limited over series, comprising ODIs and T20Is, starting on July 13.
India will play three ODIs on July 13, 16 and 18 respectively, followed by as many T20Is on July 21, 23 and 25 at the R Premadasa Stadium
Chahal, who has been out of form for quite some time, has already been pushed down to the lowest grade of BCCI's central contract after a poor last season.
Yuvraj Singh has already apologised for his comment on Chahal during an Instagram chat with Rohit Sharma last year
While expectant parents Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma welcomed the new year with Hardik Pandya, former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hosted newly-wed...
India's move to use concussion substitution raised eyebrows with many, including in the Aussie camp, questioning the intention and also the qualification for...
All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was replaced by spinner Yuzvendra Chahal who went on to play a major role in India's win
Yuzvendra Chahal replacing Ravindra Jadeja, who got hit on the head, in the first T20I between Australia and India became a massive talking point
India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was replaced by spinner Yuzvendra Chahal as a "concussion substitute" during their first T20I against Australia at Manuka...
During the 1st T20I between Australia and India, Yuzvendra Chahal came as Ravindra Jadeja's concussion substitute and won the man of the match award
However, Manjrekar agreed that match referee David Boon had no option but to allow India a concussion substitute.
Samson, however, couldn't provide any update on how Jadeja's hamstring injury
Jadeja was hit by a Mitchell Starc bouncer in the final over of the Indian innings and he was replaced by Chahal when India came out to defend their total
Yuzvendra Chahal turned out to be the perfect concussion substitute after an injured Ravindra Jadeja did his part with the bat in India's 11-run win against...
Kohli was full of praise for all his players but singled out Ravindra Jadeja and Yuzvendra Chahal for their efforts.
Chahal's 3/25 in his four overs had a massive role to play in clinching that triumph and he was adjudged player of the match for it.
While Ravindra Jadeja smashed an unbeaten 44 off 23 balls, T Natarajan and Chahal picked up three wickets each to peg Australia back.
Ravindra Jadeja was hit on the helmet by a Mitchell Starc bouncer. The left-hander then limped off after the end of the Indian innings
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