India will play three match test series against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka this August, starting with 12 August 2015 with the first test match. Here is the full schedule and team squads of both sides.
India will travel to neighbour country Sri Lanka in August 2015 for a 3 match test series to be played as part of Bilateral series where first test match is set to start on 12 August and Virat Kohli is expected to lead the team at Galle International Stadium. Sri Lanka recently played a 3 match test series against Pakistan which they lost 2-1 and after the depature of Kumar Sangakara and Mahel Jayewardena Sri Lankan test team is going through a transit period and they will need to up their game significantly to get a good result against Sri Lanka.
|1||1ST TEST MATCH||12 August – 16 August||Galle International Stadium|
|2||2ND TEST MATCH||20 August – 24 August||P Sara Oval, Colombo|
|3||3RD TEST MATCH||28 August – 01 Sept||Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo|
India & Sri Lanka Team Squads: Sri Lanka are likely to go with pretty much the same squad which played against Pakistan last month in the losing cause of 2-1 defeat in 3 test match series while India might make a few changes in the test squad which traveled to Bangladesh last month for a one off test match which ended in a draw.
Here is our predicted squads for both teams and we will update the post once both sides have announced their squads ahead of the first test match on 12 August 2015.
|1||Angelo Mathews (Captain)||Virat Kohli (Captain)|
|2||Lahiru Thirimanne (VC)||Murali Vijay|
|3||Dushmantha Chameera||Shikhar Dhawan|
|4||Dinesh Chandimal||Ajinka Rehane|
|5||Nuwan Pradeep||Rohit Sharma|
|6||Rangana Herath||Cheteshwar Pujara|
|7||Dimuth Karunaratne||KL Rahul|
|8||Tharindu Kaushal||Wriddhiman Saha (wk)|
|9||Suranga Lakmal||Umesh Yadav|
|10||Dilruwan Perera||Ishant Sharma|
|11||Jehan Mubarak||Bhuvneshwar Kumar|
|12||Kusal Perera||Varun Aaron|
|13||Dhammika Prasad||Ravichandran Ashwin|
|14||Kaushal Silva||Harbhajan Singh|
|15||Upul Tharanga||Amit Mishra|