India’s tour of Sri Lanka is Ravi Shastri’s first assignment as the head coach after the former India all-rounder succeeded Anil Kumble.
In team’s rankings, India continue at no. 4 spot, with the Aussies leading the chart, followed by World champion England and New Zealand.
Just recently, Punjab CM Amrinder Singh had announced a Rs. 5 Lakh cash reward to Harmanpreet and also offered her DSP’s role in Punjab Police, honouring her perfromance at the World Cup.
In Rahul’s absence, Shikhar Dhawan, Abhinav Mukund and Ajinkya Rahane are the only choices Kohli has for two opening spots.
Britain`s Adam Peaty broke his own world record in the 50 metres breaststroke on Tuesday, swimming 26.10 seconds in the heats at the world swimming championships in Budapest.
The Gujarat-based all rounder, who shot to fame with the last over thriller against Bangladesh to gift the Indians the Asia Cup in 2015, is yet to make a debut in Test cricket.
As far as Team India’s record at Galle is concerned, they have in fact won only one Test at Galle, in 2008 under the captaincy of Anil Kumble.
It was only on Monday that Mithali, speaking to ESPNcricinfo, talked about the importance of a women’s league and how the Big Bash League has been helpful for players like Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana.
MSLTA had recently bagged the hosting rights of India’s ATP World Tour event, Chennai Open and it was re-branded as Maharashtra Open, to be held in Pune.
India lost to England by nine runs in the final at the Lord’s on Sunday.