Not Hardik Pandya… This player may get the command of the ODI series against Sri Lanka

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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New Delhi. Rohit Sharma has announced his retirement from T20 International. After Rohit, it is almost certain that Hardik Pandya will captain Team India in T20 International. Rohit Sharma may take rest for the Sri Lanka tour. Now the question is who will lead Team India in the ODI format? There is still confusion on this. Meanwhile, a BCCI source has told that KL Rahul will lead the ODI team for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka.

A BCCI source said, “Hardik Pandya is all set to lead the Indian team in the T20 format after Rohit Sharma's retirement. He is unlikely to be rested for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka. KL Rahul will lead the Indian team in Rohit Sharma's absence in ODIs as the BCCI believes he is known for scoring runs in the longer format.”

Sunil Gavaskar's big statement, said- bring this player in the test… the team will become stronger…

Rahul's captaincy record in ODIs
KL Rahul has captained India in ODIs on several occasions. So far KL Rahul has captained India in 12 ODIs. During this time he has won 8 matches. At the same time, he has faced defeat in 4 matches. Now it remains to be seen how he performs against Sri Lanka. Let us tell you that Team India will play 3 ODIs on the Sri Lanka tour. The first ODI will be played on August 2, the second on August 4, while the third ODI will be played on August 7.

Will work under Gambhir's coaching
If Rahul is made the captain for the ODI series against Sri Lanka, he will work under the coaching of Gautam Gambhir. After the end of Rahul Dravid's tenure, BCCI has appointed Gautam Gambhir as the new coach of Team India. Gautam Gambhir has become the 25th chief of India. Earlier, he has worked with two teams in the Indian Premier League. The Sri Lanka tour will be his first tour of Team India as a coach.

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