Watch: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw Groove On Kishore Kumar Classic
Sri Lanka vs India: Shikhar Dhawan shared an Instagram reel where he can be seen playing Kishore Kumar's "Sham Mastani" on a flute.
- Dhawan will lead Indian team in Sri Lanka limited-overs series
- Sri Lanka-India first ODI will be played on July 18
- Series was earlier postponed by 5 days after COVID cases in SL camp
Shikhar Dhawanand Prithvi Shaw are enjoying their time away from the field in a very different way. Dhawan shared an Insta reel on Thursday, where he can be seen playing flute and Prithvi Shaw was vibing to the tune. Dhawan was playing Kishore Kumar's "Sham Mastani" song with his flute. "Thursday tunes featuring our in-house superstar singer Prithvi Shaw @prithvishaw," Dhawan wrote on Instagram. The reel was well received by the fans and got more than 1.41 lakh views within an hour of it being posted.
Dhawan is the captain of theIndian teamthat will play three ODIs and as many T20Is against Sri Lanka, starting July 18. This is also the first time that he will be leading the Indian side. Earlier, the series had been delayed by five days after few positive cases in the Sri Lanka camp.
The Sri Lankan series will also be India's last limited-overs series ahead of the World T20 that will be played in the United Arab Emirates in October-November. Team India might try up few combinations to find their best eleven for the mega event in UAE, and at the same time, they would also look to give chances to the younger players.
Dhawan will also be fighting for his spot for the T20 World Cup along with others like Prithvi Shaw, Ishan Kishan, and Suryakumar Yadav. In the bowling department, standing vice-captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar will lead the pace attack in the absence of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami.
The first ODI will be played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Sunday, July 18.