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Rohit Sharma to lead India in Nidahas Trophy 2018

Shikhar Dhawan named vice-captain. The team has been picked keeping in mind the workload and upcoming schedule

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named the Indian team for Nidahas Trophy 2018 to be played in Sri Lanka. The T20I tournament also features Bangladesh as the third team. All matches will be held at R Premadasa Stadium.

India’s squad for Nidahas Trophy 2018 is as below:

1. Rohit Sharma (Captain)

2. Shikhar Dhawan (vice-captain)

3. KL Rahul

4. Suresh Raina

5. Manish Pandey

6. Dinesh Karthik (wk)

7. Deepak Hooda

8. Washington Sundar

9. Yuzvendra Chahal

10. Axar Patel

11. Vijay Shankar

12. Shardul Thakur

13. Jaydev Unadkat

14. Mohammad Siraj

15. Rishabh Pant (wk)

Mr MSK Prasad, Chairman, All-India Senior Selection Committee, said: “We’ve kept in mind the workload and upcoming schedule while finalizing the team for Nidahas Trophy. The high-performance team has suggested that adequate rest should be given to our fast bowlers to help improve athletic performance, maximize rest and prevent injury.”

“Mr MS Dhoni was not available for selection as he had requested for rest,” he added.

The complete tournament schedule is as below:

Nidahas Trophy (T20I series)

S. No.

Date

Match

Venue

 

1

6-March

1st T20I Sri Lanka v India

Colombo

 

2

8-March

2nd T20I India v Bangladesh

Colombo

 

3

10-March

3rd T20I Sri Lanka v Bangladesh

Colombo

 

4

12-March

4th T20I Sri Lanka v India

Colombo

 

5

14-March

5th T20I Bangladesh v India

Colombo

 

6

16-March

6th T20I Sri Lanka v Bangladesh

Colombo

 

7

18-March

Final

Colombo

 

 

Amitabh Choudhary

Acting Hon. Secretary

BCCI

BCCI Desk

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Star India Pvt. Ltd win Rights for Audio-Visual Production Services

Star India Pvt. Ltd on Monday, 19th February 2018, won the rights for audio-visual production services for IPL and BCCI Domestic Cricket for the 2018-19 season.

The BCCI had invited Request For Proposal (RFP) documents for services relating to the live production of all matches for IPL Season 2018 and Domestic Cricket Season 2018-19.

The service agreement and the contract term will cover one season of the IPL (2018) and one season of Domestic Cricket (2018-2019).

The BCCI, however, reserves the right to extend the term for one more Season of IPL (2019) and one more Season of Domestic Cricket (2019-2020) and at its discretion, further extend the term to include IPL Season 2020, as provided for in the Services Agreement.

Amitabh Choudhary
Acting Hon. Secretary
BCCI

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