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Factbox: India v Sri Lanka test series
November 14, 2017 / 8:10 AM / 9 days ago

Factbox: India v Sri Lanka test series

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Factbox on the three-test series between India and Sri Lanka, which starts in Kolkata on Thursday:

FIXTURES (all start at 0400 GMT):

1st test - Nov. 16-20, Kolkata

2nd test - Nov. 24-28, Nagpur

3rd test - Dec. 2-6, Delhi

INDIA

Test ranking: 1

Captain: Virat Kohli

Coach: Ravi Shastri

Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma

Recent form:

Beat Sri Lanka 3-0 in three-match away series

Beat Australia 2-1 in four-match home series

Beat Bangladesh in one-off home test

Beat England 4-0 in five-match home series

Beat New Zealand 3-0 in three-match home series

Sri Lanka

Test ranking: 6

Coach: Nic Pothas

Captain: Dinesh Chandimal

Squad: Dinesh Chandimal (captain), Dimuth Karunaratne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal, Dilruwan Perera, Lahiru Gamage, Lakshan Sandakan, Vishwa Fernando, Dasun Shanaka, Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Roshen Silva

Recent form:

Beat Pakistan 2-0 in two-match away series

Lost to India 3-0 in three-match home series

Beat Zimbabwe in one-off home test

Drew with Bangladesh 1-1 in two-test home series

Lost to South Africa 3-0 in three-match away series

HEAD TO HEAD:

Total: 41

India wins: 19

Sri Lanka: 7

Draws: 15

IN INDIA:

Total matches: 17

India wins: 10

Draws: 7

Last six tests:

Pallekele, Aug, 2017 - India won by an innings and 171 runs

Colombo, Aug, 2017 - India won by an innings and 53 runs

Galle, July 2017 - India won by 304 runs

Colombo, Aug, 2015 - India won by 117 runs

Colombo, Aug, 2015 - India won by 278 runs

Galle, Aug, 2015 - Sri Lanka won by 63 runs

Compiled by Sudipto Ganguly; editing by Peter Rutherford

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