India to play three Tests against Sri Lanka in August

New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India will tour Sri Lanka to play three Test matches in August and September, the cricketing boards of both the countries confirmed on Thursday.

The Indian team will reach Colombo on August 3 and will play a three-day warm-up game against Sri Lanka Chairman’s XI from August 6 to 8 at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in the Sri Lankan capital.

The three Tests will then be played at Galle (August 12 to 16), Tamil Union Oval (August 20 to 24), and Sinhalese Sports Club (August 28 to September 1) – the latter two stadiums in Colombo.

The Indian team will depart on September 2.

It had already been announced that the second Test will be the final match of Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara.

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