India’s three-match Test series against Sri Lanka have been pushed back by eight days from original July 10 start to accommodate the team management’s request for a three-day practice game.
Subsequently, the dates for the tri-series, involving India, Sri Lanka and New Zealand, have also been changed with the first match starting on August 10 instead of August 2.
Instead of playing the first Test from July 10 to 14, India now play Sri Lanka from July 18 to 22 at the Galle International stadium.
The revised itinerary:
July 12-14: Three-day match, July 18-22: First Test at Galle, July 26-July 30: 2nd Test in Colombo, August 3-7: 3rd Test in Colombo.
Tri-series: Aug 10-28 at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium.