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Dhawan to captain Sri Lanka tour, Bhuvneshwar as vice-captain

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Dhawan to captain Sri Lanka tour, Bhuvneshwar as vice-captain

Shikhar Dhawan (Photo Credits: PTI)

New Delhi, June 11 : The Indian team for the limited overs series against Sri Lanka to be held in July this year has been announced and team opener Shikhar Dhawan will captain Team India in this series while fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar was made the vice-captain. Has gone. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) issued a statement saying that the Indian Senior Selection Committee has announced 20 Indian teams for this series of three ODIs and three T20 matches to be held from July 13 to 25.

All the matches of this series will be played at R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo. The first ODI between India and Sri Lanka will be played on July 13, while the second and third ODIs will be played on July 16 and 18 respectively. The ODI series will be followed by three T20 matches on 21, 23 and 25 July. Under the leadership of captain Virat Kohli, the Indian Test team will play a five-match Test series against England in August-September, so Dhawan has been made the captain for the Sri Lanka tour. Apart from Dhawan, the team’s fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been made the vice-captain. Also read: Copa America 2021: Brazil and Argentina are strong contenders for the title in Copa America

The Indian squad for the Sri Lanka tour is as follows: Shikhar Dhawan (capt), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, K. Gautam, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakraborty, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vice-captain), Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini and Chetan Sakaria.

Net Bowler: Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore and Simranjit Singh.

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Vishwanath Anand has this to say about the controversial charity chess match against Zerodha co-founder Nikhil Kamath

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Vishwanath Anand has this to say about the controversial charity chess match against Zerodha co-founder Nikhil Kamath

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New Delhi: Viswanathan Anand spoke openly about the controversial charity chess match against Zerodha co-founder Nikhil Kamath. Nikhil Kamath was caught cheating during the biggest chess charity event. The incident happened during the biggest ever chess fundraiser event in which the Indian chess grandmaster and former world chess champion was playing against several celebrities. Kamath’s chess profile was banned for violating the ‘Fair Play’ policy. Filmmaker Aanand L Rai to make biopic on chess champion Viswanathan Anand

The charity event is a part of the Checkmate COVID-Celebrity Edition by Chess.com India and in association with Akshaya Patra, Prabhupra Padakannaya, CEO – Extra Talent Management. It was held on 13 June at 5.00 PM and was live-streamed on India’s official YouTube channel Chess.com.

The Checkmate COVID series will feature 5-time world champion, Viswanathan Anand, which featured ten Indian celebrities and business leaders-five in one-hour simulation games. These included Aamir Khan, Kiccha Sudeep, Riteish Deshmukh, singer Arijit Singh, singer-songwriter Ananya Birla, cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal, Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain, Zerodha co-founder Nikhil Kamath, producers Sajid Nadiadwala and Aaprupra Padannya. These matches were played to raise funds in the fight against Corona.

Here is Viswanathan Anand’s tweet:

Nikhil Kamath’s Chess Profile Banned For Violating Fair Play Policy: Here’s The Tweet:

Check out Nikhil Kamath’s tweet here:

Akshaya Patra is serving relief meals in 19 states and one union territory through its network of kitchens. Since March 2020, the foundation has served food to over 128 million people from vulnerable communities who are facing difficulties in arranging food for themselves due to the COVID-19 pandemic and measures to contain the outbreak.

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Copa America 2021: Lionel Messi wants to fulfill his biggest dream with Argentina by winning Copa America

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New Delhi: Lionel Messi is now 33 years old and he has probably the last chance to fulfill this dream by winning the Copa America football tournament. This star footballer is determined to fulfill his unfulfilled dream this time. Copa America 2021: Brazil and Argentina are the top contenders for the title in Copa America

Argentina will start their campaign in the Copa America against Chile in Rio de Janeiro on Monday. Brazil was handed over the hosting of the tournament at the last minute after Colombia and Argentina were dropped from co-hosts.

Messi said at a press conference in Rio, “I am always available for my team. My biggest dream is to win the title with my national team.” He said, “I have come close to it many times. It didn’t happen but I will keep trying. I will leave no stone unturned to fulfill this dream.

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Copa America 2021: Brazil got off to a great start in the Copa America

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New Delhi: Maraquinhos, Neymar and Gabriel Barbosa scored for Brazil in a lyrical match played on Sunday at Mane Garincha Stadium in Brasilia. A day before this, many players from Venezuela were found positive for Kovid-19. Copa America 2021: Big blow to Venezuela before the match, 12 members of the team turned out to be Corona positive

Brazil was handed over the hosting of the tournament at the last minute, which was opposed by its top players. Despite this, captain Casemiro said that the defending champions entered the tournament with the goal of retaining the title.

“Whether it is a friendly match, the Copa America or the World Cup qualifiers, we always play to win,” he said. In a hurry, 15 new players had to be called. Its effect was clearly visible on the field as well. Brazil also missed a few chances but did not get a special challenge from Venezuela.

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