India vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2022


Sri Lanka cricket governing body notified that Sri Lanka will visit India in February and March 2022 to contest a bilateral series of 2 test matches. The test series between India and Sri Lanka will start with the first test match at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali from 4 March to 8 March 2022. The second test will be contested at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore from 12 March to 16 March 2022.

1st Test Match will be Virat Kohli's 100 Test match. It will be a historic match and fans will love to see a century or double century from Virat Kohli.

2nd Test Match will be a day night test match also known as Pink Ball Test Match. Till now, Both India and Sri Lanka has played 3 D/N matches and won 2. This will be the 4th day night test match for both the team.

Currently, Dimuth Karunaratne is the captain of the Sri Lanka test squad, on the other hand, Rohit Sharma will be the captain of the Indian cricket team. Dimuth Karunaratne is an experienced cricketer who has played 72 test matches for Sri Lanka and has scored more than 5000 runs, he started his test career against New Zealand at Galle International Stadium, Nov 17, 2012.

Sri Lanka and India faced each other for the first time in a test on 17 September 1982 and Sri Lanka played their first test match against England on 17 February 1982. As of October 2022, Lanka has played a total of 297 test matches out of which they won 93 tests, lost 113 and 91 drawn, as well as they have faced the Indian team 44 times in test cricket and won 7 matches, lost 20, and 17 tests have been drawn. India has a better winning percentage than Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka for the first time won the overseas Test series against New Zealand in 1967 and the last time they achieved victory was in 2019 against Australia. Considering the numbers in the test record of both the teams against each other, then India is a stronger side and have dominated Sri Lanka more times.

In ICC Test team ranking, India is standing at the top 2 positions and Sri Lanka is at the number 8 position. This shows that India has more winning chances in terms of numbers but the test series trophy will go in hands of those who perform best.

Series Result :

India Won the 2 Match Test Series By 2-0

Player Of the Series :

Rishabh Rajendra Pant

Start Date :

2022-03-04

End Date :

2022-03-16

Host Country :

India

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Schedule

India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Match 2022
Match 1
Start Date- 2022-03-04
Time - 09:30(Local)
End Date- 2022-03-08
Scorecard
India
Player of the Match
Ravindra Jadeja
Sri Lanka Venue
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Match 2022
Match 2
Start Date- 2022-03-12
Time - 12:30(Local)
End Date- 2022-03-16
Scorecard
India
Player of the Match
Shreyas Iyer
Sri Lanka Venue
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Teams
India Sri Lanka

Squad

India Team Squad
Rohit Sharma Mohammed Shami Ravindra Jadeja Virat Kohli
Ravichandran Ashwin Shikhar Dhawan Axar Patel Suryakumar Yadav
Yuzvendra Chahal Mayank Agarwal Hanuma Vihari Jasprit Bumrah
KL Rahul Shardul Thakur Kuldeep Yadav Jayant Yadav
Deepak Hooda Deepak Chahar Shreyas Iyer Rishabh Pant
Washington Sundar Ruturaj Gaikwad Avesh Khan Prasidh Krishna
Mohammed Siraj Ravi Bishnoi

Sri Lanka Team Squad
Lahiru Thirimanne Suranga Lakmal Dimuth Karunaratne Dinesh Chandimal
Angelo Mathews Dhananjaya de Silva Vishwa Fernando Niroshan Dickwella
Danushka Gunathilaka Dushmantha Chameera Dasun Shanaka Binura Fernando
Jeffrey Vandersay Kusal Mendis Pathum Nissanka Lahiru Kumara
Lasith Embuldeniya Avishka Fernando Wanindu Hasaranga Chamika Karunaratne
Ramesh Mendis Nuwan Thushara Charith Asalanka Maheesh Theekshana
Praveen Jayawickrama Shiran Fernando Kamil Mishara Kongala Liyanage Janith Vimukthi