India vs Sri Lanka Test Cricket Series 2015


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India vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2015

Aug 6 to Sep 1, 2015

India to play a tour match and three Test matches

Three Tests.

Results: Tests, India won 2-1 (3).
India vs Sri Lanka Cricket Series 2015

Schedule

August 12–16 1st Test
India vs Sri Lanka
Galle International Stadium, Galle
August 20-242nd Test
India vs Sri Lanka
P Sara Oval, Colombo
August 28-September 13rd Test
India vs Sri Lanka
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo


3rd Test

Sri Lanka vs India at Colombo (SSC)

Day Five: India complete rare series win

Colombo test, day five: India 312 (Pujara 145*, Mishra 59, Prasad 4-100) and 274 (Ashwin 58, Rohit 50, Pradeep 4-62, Prasad 4-69) beat Sri Lanka 201 (Perera 55, Herath 49, Ishant 5-54) and 268 (Mathews 110, Perera 70, Ashwin 4-69, Ishant 3-32) by 117 runs

2nd Test

Sri Lanka vs India at Colombo (PSS)

Day Five: Ashwin takes five in commanding win

Colombo test, day five: India 393 (Rahul 108, Rohit 79, Kohli 78, Herath 4-81) and 325 for 8 dec. (Rahane 126, Vijay 82, Prasad 4-43, Kaushal 4-118) beat Sri Lanka 306 (Mathews 102, Thirimanne 62, Mishra 4-43) and 134 (Karunaratne 46, Ashwin 5-42, Mishra 3-29) by 278 runs

1st Test

Sri Lanka vs India at Galle

Day Four: Herath seven razes India for 112

Galle test, day five: Sri Lanka 183 (Mathews 64, Chandimal 59, Ashwin 6-46) and 367 (Chandimal 162, Mubarak 49, Thirimanne 44, Ashwin 4-114) beat India 375 (Dhawan 134, Kohli 103, Saha 60, Kaushal 5-40) and 112 (Herath 7-48, Kaushal 3-47) by 63 runs

Indian Team announced, Virat to lead

Batsman Virat Kohli will lead the tourists in the three tests in Sri Lanka. Former Baroda opener Rakesh Parikh has been nominated by the Cricket Board as administrative manager of the Indian team.

India Test Squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Harbhajan Singh, R Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Amit Mishra, Varun Aaron.


India to play three Tests in Lanka

India will play three test matches in Sri Lanka during the tour that begins on August 3rd. The Test matches will be played at Galle, Tamil Union Oval, and SSC Colombo. Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara will retire from international cricket after the second Test of the series.
The only practice game will be played from August 6-8 against Sri Lanka Chairman's XI at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.



Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.