Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar, and Avesh Khan have been forced out from the ongoing tour. The Test series is due to start on August 4.
While India won the three-match ODI series 2-1, the exciting rookies who were blooded on the day still have a long way to go before they can come close to challenging the big boys.
Prithvi Shaw's quick knock of 43 from 24 balls was one of the highlights of the first ODI of the three-match series against Sri Lanka.
Former India batsman WV Raman has backed Prithvi Shaw to open in the upcoming limited overs series against Sri Lanka.
One has been hearing Prithvi Shaw’s name for quite some time now, but it is rather surprising that the opener has only played eight internationals (five Tests and three ODIs).
With the kind of form the 21-year old has shown, all eyes will be on the Mumbaikar in the upcoming limited overs series against Sri Lanka, starting Sunday with the first ODI in Colombo
The Indian team management on June 28, through administrative manager Girish Dongre, had requested for two openers as replacement, preferably Prithvi Shaw and Devdutt Padikkal.
The Indian team management on June 28 through its administrative manager Girish Dongre had requisitioned for two openers as replacement.
There are big questions in the corridors of Indian cricket as to how Bengal opener Abhimanyu Easwaran made it to the England-bound team as a stand-by.
Shaw, who has represented India in five Tests and three ODIs, is part of the national squad in Colombo selected for the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka, starting July 13.
India though included KL Rahul, who underwent surgery for appendicitis, and Wriddhiman Saha, who is recovering from Covid-19, but the duo will have to clear fitness tests.
The Vijay Hazare Trophy came at the right point in time as Shaw was told not just to score runs, but make daddy hundreds.
Shaw, 21, was dropped after his twin failures in the opening Test at Adelaide last December.
It was satisfying to execute Prithvi Shaw's well-planned dismissal: Rajasthan Royals seamer Jaydev Unadkat
Rajasthan Royals seamer Jaydev Unadkat was extremely satisfied with a perfectly-laid trap for the in-form Prithvi Shaw.
Shikhar Dhawan said that Prithvi Shaw has made a comeback like a champion in IPL 14 after going through a bad patch earlier in the year.