[videourl url=" https://mum-videostream.s3.amazonaws.com/cricketcountry/2017/08/18/India-practice.mp4" thumb="https://st3.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/India-7.jpg"] <p></p> <p></p>The first of the five-ODI series between <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india" target="_blank">India </a>and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/Sri-Lanka" target="_blank">Sri Lanka</a> will be played at Dambulla on Sunday, August 20. Ahead of the series opener, Team India reached the venue and was seen practicing hard at the nets. Indian skipper <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Virat-Kohli" target="_blank">Virat Kohli</a> led the outdoor session by having a go with the bat and carried out the normal drills as well. Shikhar Dhawan, Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul batted for long hours as well. Rohit Sharma, the newly-appointed vice-captain, did some regulation shadow practice while Ravi Shastri kept a close eye on Jasprit Bumrah with the ball. Meanwhile, limited-overs specialist and former captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/MS-Dhoni" target="_blank">MS Dhoni</a> took a backseat initially before hitting out at the nets.