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Sri Lankan team arrives for Test series

Published: Sunday, November 8, 2009, 13:53 [IST]
 
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Sri Lankan team arrives for Test series

Mumbai: The Sri Lankan cricket team has arrived in Mumbai for their upcoming three-match Test series against India, starting on November 16.

The Kumar Sangakkara-led squad will begin their tour with a three-day match against the team, Board President's XI beginning November 11 in Mumbai.

The first test will be played in Ahmedabad from November 16.

Kanpur (November 24-November 28) and Mumbai (December 2-December 6) will host the second and third Tests respectively.

After the Test series, Sri Lanka will play two Twenty20 Internationals -- Nagpur (December 9) and Mohali (December 12) -- and five One-dayers at Rajkot (December 15), Visakhapatnam (December 18), Cuttack (December 21), Kolkata (December 24) and Delhi (December 27).

All the ODIs, barring the first, will be day-night encounters.

Sri Lanka Test squad: Kumar Sangakkara (Captain), Muttiah Muralitharan, Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Tharanga Paranavitana, Thilan Samaraweera, Angelo Mathews, Thilina Kandamby, Prasanna Jayawardene (wk), Kaushal Silva, Chanaka Welegedara, Thilan Thushara, Nuwan Kulasekera, Dammika Prasad, Rangana Herath, Ajantha Mendis.

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