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Eden Gardens to host India vs Sri Lanka opening Test, Cuttack T20I: Reports

Sri Lanka, who will be touring India after a gap of eight years, will play three Tests, three ODIs and three Twenty20 Internationals against Virat Kohli’s Indian cricket team scheduled to begin from November.

cricket Updated: Oct 02, 2017 23:16 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
PTI, Kolkata
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Sri Lanka will tour India after a gap of eight days and they will be looking to perform much better against Virat Kohli’s side, after being whitewashed 9-0 across formats in their last encounter.(PTI)

Kolkata’s Eden Gardens will host the first Test between India and Sri Lanka, starting November 16, which also will be the island nation’s first five-day game at the iconic ground.

Sri Lanka’s seven-week tour of India will comprise three Tests, three ODIs and three T20 Internationals.

According to a schedule published by ‘ESPNCricinfo’, the second Test will be played at Nagpur from November 24-28 followed final game at Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla from December 2-6.

The three ODIs will be held at Dharamshala (December 10), Mohali (December 13) and Visakhapatnam (December 17) respectively.

The three T20 Internationals will be held at Cuttack (December 20), Indore (December 22) and Mumbai (December 24) respectively.



1st Test: November 16-20 (Kolkata)

2nd Test: November 24-28, (Nagpur)

3rd Test: December 2-6, (Delhi)


1st ODI: December 10 (Dharamsala)

2nd ODI: December 13 (Mohali)

3rd ODI: December 17 (Visakhapatnam)

T20 Internationals

1st T20I: December 20 (Cuttack)

2nd T20I: December 22 (Indore)

3rd T20I: December 24 (Mumbai)

First Published: Oct 02, 2017 21:25 IST