Indian cricket team leaves for Colombo

Last Updated 09 July 2010, 09:40 IST

Dhoni, who married childhood friend Sakshi Rawat, will receive an honorary membership by Madras Cricket Club this evening and will fly to the Island nation from here tomorrow.

The function has been organized to acknowledge and appreciate Chennai Super Kings' title triumph in IPL-III under Dhoni's leadership.

Reserve stumper Wriddhiman Saha, who was doing duty with India A team, will fly directly to Sri Lanka from London.

India A yesterday lost the final of the tri-series, also involving West Indies A, to England Lions.

India are without its pace mainstay Zaheer Khan, who is nursing a shoulder injury.
In his absence S Sreesanth and Ishant Sharma will do the duty with the new ball.
After completing the Test assignment, India will play a tri-series, also involving New Zealand, from August 10.

(Published 09 July 2010, 09:14 IST)

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