Sri Lanka Vs India – 1st Test (Preview)

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 | 0

India is in Sri Lanka now for playing their 3 test match series, 1 test of the series will be on field since Wednesday, August 12, 2015 – Sunday, August 16, 2015 and field fixed up at Galle International Stadium, Galle. This first test is the first match after 2010 among Sri Lanka and India, also the 36th head to head match in between India and Sri Lanka.

Matches Information’s:

Match              : Sri Lanka Vs India – 1st Test

Competition      : India tour in Sri Lanka

Match Date        : Wednesday, August 12, 2015 – Sunday, August 16, 2015

Venue                   : Galle International Stadium, Galle

Time                     : 10:30 AM Local. 10:00 IST

Live Broadcaster Network:

  • Geo Super
  • CSN Network
  • SuperSport
  • OSN Network
  • Sky Sports
  • DD National, DD Sports.
  • Orbit Show Network

Possible Starting Line Ups:

Sri Lanka Vs India1st Test Squad:

Not so far declared

India 1st Test Squad:

Murali Vijay, A Mishra, Varun Aaron, I Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, U Yadav, Harbhajan Singh,R Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha, R Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, V Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, S Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul

Head to Head, Match Points and Preview:

Have so far 146 ODI match in between Sri Lanka Vs India and in test they have 35 head to head. In 35 test’s India won 14 and Sri Lanka won 6 and all were in home. None single victory in India so far in their test history.

Most recent test among them was at 2010 at Colombo. In the 35th test match Sri Lanka Vs India, India won by 5 wickets and series was drawn, when Sri Lanka won the first test by 10 wickets on the series.

ODI Head to head:

Total ODI Match India won Sri Lanka won No Result Tie
146 80 54 11 1


Total Test Match India won Sri Lanka won Draw
35 14 6 14

Test Head to head:

Scoring 340 runs at 1997 in Colombo test ST Jayasuriya is the highest individual scorer in between Sri Lanka Vs India and with 293 runs V Sehwag is in the second. From Sri Lanka Jayawardene had scored most 275 runs in an innings.

Sri Lanka had scored 925 for 6 in the match of Jayasuriya’s 340 runs, which is the biggest innings among both, this inning is also the biggest innings in the test history as well. And India’s best was the 726 for 9, comes on 2009

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