The first match of the ODI series between India and Sri Lanka is being played at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Shikhar Dhawan is handling the command of Team India in this match. Former India legend Rahul Dravid is with the team as India’s head coach in this tour. Everyone’s eyes are on how Team India performs under Rahul Dravid’s head coach. Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav made their ODI debut for India on Sunday. BCCI has shared a video. In this, Rahul Dravid is seen giving a speech to Team India.
In the video shared by BCCI, Rahul Dravid said, ‘This is a great achievement. Welcome to the family, this is the result of hard work. Not only he but his family also worked hard. This is a very proud time for them. For Ishaan Kishan, this is a double celebration opportunity. Team India players are seen clapping on his speech. It is seen in this video that Shikhar Dhawan is wearing the debut cap to Ishaan Kishan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Suryakumar Yadav. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been named the vice-captain of the team for the series against Sri Lanka.
IND vs SL: Ishan Kishan made his ODI debut on his birthday, becoming the second Indian player to do so
Ishaan Kishan’s birthday is today. Team management gave him a wonderful gift by making his ODI debut on his birthday. Ishan Kishan has become the second Indian cricketer to make his ODI debut on his birthday. Before Ishan Kishan, the Indian cricketer to debut on his birthday was Gursharan Singh. He played his first and last ODI against Australia in Hamilton on March 8, 1990. Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan made their debuts against England in T20 Internationals on March 14 this year.