Ahead of India-Sri Lanka T20I series opener on February 24, Indian cricket team reaches Lucknow!

Ahead of India-Sri Lanka T20I series opener on February 24, Indian cricket team reaches Lucknow!

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the touchdown of the Indian squad in Lucknow on Twitter

Ahead of India vs Sri Lanka T20 International Series, the Indian cricket team reached Lucknow on Monday. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the touchdown of the Indian squad in Lucknow on Twitter. Notably, team India is set to play against the Sri Lankan squad in the opener of this 3-match series at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium on February 24.

India to play against Sri Lanka in T20I & Test series

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After the opening match in Lucknow, the other two matches of this white-ball series will take place in Dharmshala on February 26 and February 27. While the IND vs SL tour was supposed to start with the two-match test series earlier, the tour is now set to begin with the T20Is first. After the completion of the T20I series, the teams will play two Tests as a part of the 2021-23 ICC World Test Championship cycle.

Rohit Sharma-led Indian squad will face the Sri Lankan players in the first Test from March 4 to March 8 in Mohali while the second and final match will be played in Bengaluru from March 12-16. Interestingly, with the first Test match slated against Sri Lanka, the former captain and skipper Virat Kohli is set to mark a century of Test matches.

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