Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka said that his request is being worked out but delayed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
India vs Sri Lanka first T20I: Dasun Shanaka wins toss, opts to bowl as Varun Chakravarthy, Prithvi Shaw get debut caps
Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl in the opening T20I against India, which handed debut caps to Varun Chakravarthy and Prithvi Shaw.
The slow over-rate also cost Sri Lanka one point from their tally of Cricket World Cup Super League points.
India vs Sri Lanka: Coach Micky Arthur and captain Dasun Shanaka involved in heated dialogue after loss
Sri Lanka head coach Micky Arthur and captain Dasun Shanaka was seen engaging in a heated dialogue at the R Premadasa Stadium.
Dasun Shanaka became the 10th Sri Lankan captain in the past four years when he was named skipper of a 23-member squad.
India and Sri Lanka will lock horns in three ODIs and as many T20Is from July 18 after the series was rescheduled last week.
Ater losing the opening game against Sri Lanka, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma said players will learn from their mistakes.