India as well as all the other teams are building up to the ICC World T20 2016 with plenty of T20I matches lined up ahead. But we have a small test series to be played between India and Sri Lanka in August 2015. The bilateral series includes three test matches. Live Streaming and telecast of India vs Sri Lanka test series will be available on Sony Six and Sony Kix HD network with live Hindi and English commentary.
Indians would get an opportunity to get used to the Sri Lankan conditions by playing a three day practice match (warm up tour game). Indians vs Sri Lanka Chairman's XI practice match will be played from 6th to 8th August 2015. This match will be held at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The venue is well known cricket stadium in Sri Lanka - also known as the Home of Sri Lankan cricket. It has held a lot of International cricket matches and has a seating capacity of more than 35,000 spectators.
Indian team squad for the test series is already declared. It is as follows:
Virat Kohli (captain), Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Varun Aaron, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Umesh Yadav, Harbhajan Singh, Amit Mishra
To know more about the full India vs Sri Lanka 2015 schedule, please click here.
The schedule for India vs South Africa series is also announced. South Africa visits India for a 70 plus day tour which includes T20, ODI and Test matches.