Surprisingly though, he said that the Indian players will be arriving only on Friday morning whereas members in the Indian team management confirmed that they are assembling on Thursday night itself.
"The Sri Lankan team is coming today at 4 p.m. and the Indian team will come tomorrow morning," Dutta said.
But a member of the Indian team said: "We are assembling tonight in Guwahati."
The Indian team is focusing more on playing T20Is as they gear up for the World T20 in November in Australia. And it all starts with the series against Lanka. Keeping in mind the workload on senior players like Rohit Sharma, the Indian selectors decided to give the limited-overs deputy a break from the series and his position in the team has gone to opener Shikhar Dhawan.
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