India will take on Sri Lanka in the upcoming two-match Test series, starting March 04 at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.
Both sides recently met in the three-match T20I series, where hosts completely outplayed the visitors and registered a clean sweep. Rohit Sharma and Co. will be hoping to replicate the same and whitewash Sri Lanka in the red-ball battle.
On the other hand, the Islanders would be aiming to bounce back and capture the triumph in the Test series.
It’s going to be a historic match for former captain Virat Kohli as he will be entering in the whites for his 100th game in Test cricket. BCCI has also allowed 50% of spectators for the contest by reversing their own decision of conducting the match behind closed doors.
- First Test – March 04 to March 08 at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali
- Second Test – March 12 to March 16 at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru
India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Priyank Panchal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, R Pant, KS Bharat, Ravichandran Ashwin (subject to fitness), Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, J Bumrah (vc), Mohammad Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Saurabh Kumar
Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne (captain), Pathum Nissanka, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya de Silva (vc), Kusal Mendis*, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Charith Asalanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis – will not take part due to an injury, Lahiru Kumara, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrema, Lasith Embuldeniya.
*subject to fitness
Broadcast and Live Streaming details:
- India: Star Sports; Disney+Hotstar
- Sri Lanka: Siyatha TV
- South Africa: SuperSport Cricket
- United Kingdom: Sky Sports Cricket
- New Zealand: SKY NZ
- Australia: Fox Cricket
- USA and Canada: Willow TV
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