India will take on Sri Lanka in the 1st Test after they have completed a holy grail on neighbors in the T20 series.
Before the first test of the First Test is played, here is everything you need to know about the matching test and series:
Where is India 1st vs Sri Lanka test set to take place?
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
The ground capacity is 25,000 and the BCCI has allowed 50 percent coverage every five days of the match, which is 12,500. This test will be Virat Kohli’s 100th Test while it will also be the 1st Rohit Sharma Test as a leader.
When does the Test match start?
The 1st test will take place from March 4 to 8 and the game starts at 09:30 am local time (0400 GMT).
India (Global Ranking: 3)
Squad: Rohit Sharma (leader), Priyank Panchal, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Shubhman Gill, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), KS Bharath (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Ravichandran Ashwin, Sourabh Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah.
Sri Lanka (Global Ranking: 7)
Team: Dimuth Karunaratne (leader), Pathum Nissanka, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Charith Asalanka, Niroshan Dickwella (wicket keeper), Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Suranga Lakmal, Fernando, Dushmanthawameer, Dushmanthawameer. , Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawicrama, Lasith Embuldeniya.
Previous series in India
India bori: 6
Sri Lanka wins: 0
Previous series all venues
India bori: 9
Sri Lanka wins: 3
Second Test, March 12-16: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
With Reuters entries