After India’s 3-0 win in the T20 matches against Sri Lanka, test matches are all set to start by the month. In the 1st T20 Match India won against Sri Lanka by 62 runs and led the match with 1-0 in Lucknow. India’s second win against Sri Lanka was by 7 wickets and for the 3rd T20 India won by 6 wickets (19 balls left) under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy.
BCCI also gave the cricket fans a sneak peek of their favorite players training session for the upcoming test matches on social media and captioned the picture as “Preps begin for the tests #teamIndia #INDvSL @paytm”.
Preps begin for the Tests 👍👍#TeamIndia | #INDvSL | @Paytm pic.twitter.com/SR1VkACfCW
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 1, 2022
India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Match
India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test series is to be played on 4 March to 8 March. The bilateral series of two test matches between the teams will start with the 1st match in Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali from March 2022 at Indian standard time 09:30 am. 2nd test is to be played between 12 March to 16 March at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, 12:30 pm IST onwards.
Also, the 1st test match against Sri Lanka is going to be Virat Kohli’s 100th match in the test series. This will be a historic moment for Indian Cricket and fans are also excited to see Virat’s performance.
🗣️🗣️ @imVkohli playing 100 Test matches is testimony to his hardwork and dedication towards the game: @Jaspritbumrah93 🔊#TeamIndia | #INDvSL pic.twitter.com/6yh13WWkJ3
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 1, 2022
When and Where to Watch India Vs Sri Lanka Series
India vs Sri Lanka test series will be streaming live on Disney+ Hotstar and Jio TV (likely in star sports channel). Series will start from 4th March onwards in the IST at 9:30 am.
Previous T20I matches are also available in the Hotstar app.
- India’s test squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), J Bumrah (Vice Captain), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Priyank Panchal, R Jadeja, Md. Shami, R Ashwin (subject to fitness), Rishab Pant, Umesh Yadav, Jayant Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Saurabh Kumar, Md. Siraj, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari, KS Bharat.
- Sri Lanka’s Test squad: Dasun Shanaka (C), Charith Asalanka (VC), Asian Daniel, Jeffery Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Lahiru Kumara, Kamil Mishara, Binura Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Shiran Fernando, Maheesh Theekshana, Dushmantha Chameera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kushal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Danushka Gunathilaka.
As India has never disappointed in the test series and is also in the top 3 positions in ICC Test team ranking. Whereas Sri Lanka is at the 7th position and there is a higher possibility for India to win.
Sri Lanka and India have played a total of 44 matches against each other in the test. Out of which India has won 20 and Sri Lanka has won 7 times (17 draws).
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