India will likely be led by all-arounder Hardik Pandya in the forthcoming T20I series against Sri Lanka, which gets underway on January 3 in Mumbai. The second and third games in the series will take place on January 5 and 7 in Pune and Rajkot, respectively.
It is acknowledged that Rohit Sharma’s thumb injury may require additional time to recover. However, it is unclear whether Rohit, the T20 captain, will resign or whether the matter will be put on hold for the time being.
India’s exit from the T20 World Cup semi-final in Australia has made it abundantly clear that the new selection committee will bring about a reorganization, but no official announcement has been made as of yet.