Watch..Team India says Jai Hind as Virat unfurls Tricolour in Lanka

Pallekele: The Indian cricket team on Tuesday celebrated the nation's 70th Independence Day with captain Virat Kohli hoisting the tricolour in the presence of the entire squad.  The 15-member Indian squad, alongside the support staff were in attendance as Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri stepped ahead and unfurled the national flag. The flag hoisting ceremony was followed by the National Anthem.

The Indian cricket team, which whitewashed hosts Sri Lanka 3-0 in the three-match Test series on Monday, is now gearing up for five ODIs and one-off Twenty20 game, starting with the first 50-over encounter in Dambulla on August 20.

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