India vs Sri Lanka Test: schedule, squads, match timings, telecast and live streaming details
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India vs Sri Lanka Test series: Rohit Sharma-led team India, after thoroughly conquering Sri Lanka in the T20I series, will shift its gears for the two matches test series against the island nation. India and Sri Lanka are scheduled to lock horns for a two matches test series, starting March 4.

The hosts have been on a winning run since Rohit Sharma took the captaincy of the side. India defeated West Indies in both T20I and ODI series followed by a three matches T20I series win against Sri Lanka.

Now, it’s the time for some red-ball matches. While Rohit Sharma will walk out in India’s navy blue blazer for the first time in his cricket career, his compatriot, Virat Kohli will be looking forward to a fantastic performance in his 100th test appearance.

The two games test series will be a part of the ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 cycle. Currently, team India stands at 5th position in the points table of the Test Championship with a win percentage of 49.07, while Sri Lanka are leading the table with a comprehensive win percentage (100%).

Sri Lanka will face the Indian challenge in the tests after registering a 2-0 series win against West Indies in their own backyard. While India suffered a 1-2 defeat against South Africa in its last test assignment.

The first test match will be held in Mohali while the second one is slated to be staged in M Chinnaswamy, Bangalore, which will be a day/night fixture.

India vs Sri Lanka Test Schedule:

04-06 MarchIndia vs Sri Lanka 1st TestPCA Stadium, Mohali9:30 AM (IST)
12-16 MarchIndia vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test (D/N)M Chinnaswamy, Bangalore12:30 PM (IST)

India vs Sri Lanka test series broadcasting and live telecast:

The entire match will be covered by the Star Sports network and Disney Plus Hotstar in India. The official rights of the matches are with the two mentioned companies for India.

India: Star Sports & Disney Plus Hotstar

Sri Lanka: Dialog TV, Siyatha TV, & Peo TV

USA: Willow TV

Canada: SET Max

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India vs Sri Lanka test series squads:

India’s Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Kuldeep Yadav, Priyank Panchal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Hanuma Vihari, Umesh Yadav, Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant, Jayant Yadav, KS Bharath, Mayank Agarwal, Ravichandran Ashwin (subject to fitness), Jasprit Bumrah (vc), Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Saurabh Kumar

Sri Lanka’s Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Dushmantha Chameera, Dhananjaya de Silva (vc), Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis – subject to fitness, Vishwa Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Charith Asalanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Suranga Lakmal, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrema, Lasith Embuldeniya

India vs Sri Lanka Head to Head in Test:

Total Test Played: 44

Won by India: 20

Won by Sri Lanka: 07

Draw: 17

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