The Virat Kohli-drove Indian team will play three Test matches in Sri Lanka one month from now, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) affirmed on Thursday. The visit denotes the last series for the sri lanka team’s batting extraordinary Kumar Sangakkara, who will retire in the wake of playing the initial two Tests.
Indian Team Cricket Schedule:
The Indian team will land in Colombo on August 3 and begin the visit with a three-day practice match against the Sri Lanka Cricket Chairman’s XI at the Premadasa stadium from August 6.The Tests will be played in Galle (August 12-16) and two venues in Colombo, the P.Sara Oval (August 20 to 24) and the Sinhalese Sports Club (August 28 to September 1). Prior in the week, SLC honoured the show privileges of the series to Sony for $3.25 million after the Multi Screen Media’s games endeavour outbid general SLC supporter Ten Sports.
Later reportedly, Australia will have India in five ODIs and three T20Is in January 2016, Cricket Australia declared on Thursday. Australia’s cricket board said it needed to expand on the achievement of the World Cup it co-facilitated not long ago alongside New Zealand. Previous champions India were beaten by possible victors Australia in the semi-last at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
“These teams met in the semi-last of the World Cup in a match which saw more than 300 million fans spotting on Star TV in India, and we need to keep on building an in number contention which will be on show all through the late spring,” McKenna said.
The series denote the second continuous year of India visiting Australia. In 2014-15, they played in four Tests took after by a tri-series additionally including England. The primary of the five-match ODIs will be played at the WACA in Perth on January 12. Resulting amusements will be played in Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney. The three T20Is will be played from January 26 in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney.
The ODI and T20I series comes full circle what is a developed summer of cricket in Australia that sees both New Zealand and West Indies play three-match Test series. While the dates for the proposed Chappell-Hadlee series in 2016 have not yet been affirmed, it is likely that the three-match ODI series will be played in New Zealand late in February.
India Visit Agenda:
INDIA VS SRI LANKA:
1st test INDIA VS SRI LANKA Galle (August 12-16)
2nd test INDIA VS SRI LANKA P.Sara Oval (August 20 to 24)
3rd test INDIA VS SRI LANKA Sinhalese Sports Club (August 28 to September 1)
INDIA VS AUSTRALIA:
One Day internationals:
1ST ODI: January 12, WACA
2ND ODI: January 15, Gabba
3RD ODI: January 17, MCG
4TH ODI: January 20, Manuka Oval
5TH ODI: January 23, SCG
1st T20: January 26, Adelaide Oval
2nd T20: January 29, MCG
3rd T20: January 31, SCG