Indian team are currently on Tour of Sri Lanka just after returning from West Indies. The Indian squad were on tour of WI for short limited over series held against Caribbean Team and won by margin of 3-1. Complete Fixtures is announced by the officials. The 1st Test Match will start from July 26, 2017 at Galle in the Galle International Stadium and will continue till September 6th. The Series is scheduled at 5 different venues namely Moratuwa, Galle, Colombo, Pallekele and Dambulla. Before playing in the 1st Test Series, the teams played warm-up match in Colombo which continues for two days.
The Series consists of 3 Test Series, 5 One Day Internationals (ODIs) and one Twenty20 International. The Indian team will play under the Captaincy of Virat Kohli and the Rangana Herath is appointed as the new Test captain of the Sri Lankan squad. Kohli and his brigade are back with much of energy and lots of confidence. The Indian squad won in WI and preparing to give tough game while playing against Sri Lanka. They practiced for two days on 21st and 22nd July 2017 despite of Sun Shine.
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If we look onto previous records, the third test series will be played at Pallekele and this will be the first time in the history that Indian squad will play their. Two years ago, India Tour to Sri Lanka and won the Test Series by 2-1 but unfortunately loss the first match held in Galle.
India Squad For India Tour of Sri Lanka 2017:
Virat Kohli(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Kuldeep Yadav, Abhinav Mukund, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Wriddhiman Saha, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya
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Sri Lanka Team for 1st Test: SL vs IND 2017:
Rangana Herath(c), Upul Tharanga, Malinda Pushpakumara, Nuwan Pradeep, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Asela Gunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Vishwa Fernando, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya de Silva, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal
SL vs IND 2017: Complete Fixtures:-
|Jul 21, Fri – Jul 22, Sat||Sri Lanka Board Presidents XI vs India, 2-day practice match||Tyronne Fernando Stadium, Moratuwa||10:00 AM|
|Jul 26, Wed – Jul 30, Sun||Sri Lanka vs India, 1st Test||Galle International Stadium, Galle||10:00 AM|
|Aug 03, Thu – Aug 07, Mon||Sri Lanka vs India, 2nd Test||Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo||10:00 AM|
|Aug 12, Sat – Aug 16, Wed||Sri Lanka vs India, 3rd Test||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele||10:00 AM|
|Aug 20, Sun||Sri Lanka vs India, 1st ODI||Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla||2:30 PM|
|Aug 24, Thu||Sri Lanka vs India, 2nd ODI||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele||2:30 PM|
|Aug 27, Sun||Sri Lanka vs India, 3rd ODI||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele||2:30 PM|
|Aug 31, Thu||Sri Lanka vs India, 4th ODI||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo||2:30 PM|
|Sep 03, Sun||Sri Lanka vs India, 5th ODI||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo||2:30 PM|
|Sep 06, Wed||Sri Lanka vs India, Only T20I||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo||7:00 PM|
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