India v Sri Lanka Test Series 2017 Fixture

India v Sri Lanka Test Series 2017 Fixture

India v Sri Lanka Test series 2017 Fixture:

Sri Lanka will tour India in November & will play three Test matches against India followed by three ODI & three T20 matches. India v Sri Lanka cricket series will begin in the mid of November & will continue up to the end of December.

India v Sri Lanka Test Series 2017 Fixture
India v Sri Lanka Test Series 2017 Fixture

Virat Kohli has played enough cricket & selectors want to rest him for the 2nd half of the series against Sri Lanka in December. He is included in Test squad & will play first two Test matches, & he may not appear in the third one & / or the six limited overs matches that will begin after.

Batsmen Kusal Mendis, Kaushal Silva & seamer Nuwan Pradeep have been ruled out of the Test squad. Dhananjaya & Shanaka have been included in the 15 men squad. Angelo Mathews is fit for the Test series & included in the squad.

Asela Gunaratne & Kusal Perera will be featured in the squad.

India opener M Vijay did not play any Test match on Sri Lanka tour due to wrist injury. Vijay is fit & he is in for the first two Test matches against Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka tour of India Test Series 2017 Schedule:

Sri Lanka will start tour with a Test match that will be played in Kolkata on 16 November. The second & third Test matches will be played in Nagpur & Delhi on 24 November & 02 December 2017.

The tour will be six weeks long. Sri Lanka will play a warm up match too.

DATE AND TIME
MATCH
VENUE
Sat Nov 11 - Sun Nov 12
09:30 am local (04:00 am   GMT)
Indian Board President's XI v Sri Lanka
Jadavpur University Campus 2nd Ground, Kolkata
Thu Nov 16 - Mon Nov 20
09:30 am local (04:00 am GMT)
1st Test - India v Sri Lanka
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Fri Nov 24 - Tue Nov 28
09:30 am local (04:00 am GMT)
2nd Test - India v Sri Lanka
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur
Sat Dec 2 - Wed Dec 6
09:30 am local (04:00 am GMT)
3rd Test - India v Sri Lanka
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Sri Lanka tour of India Test Series Schedule
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