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Shikhar Dhawan Replaces Injured Murali Vijay for Sri lanka Tests | Teams & Match Schedule

Good news for Shikhar Dhawan fans. Shikhar Dhawan has been entered in the Indian Squad for India Vs Sri Lanka test series. He replaces Murali Vijay. Murali Vijay was not fit and hence Shikhar Dhawan is involved in the squad. Virat Kohli will lead Team India. There will be 3 match test series, 5 One day international and a T-20 match.

Shikhar Dhawan Replaces Murali Vijay 

Indian Opener Shikhar Dhawan has been entered in the Indian Team Squad for Sri Lanka Test tour. Shikhar Dhawan replaced Murali Vijay.  In a press release, BCCI confirmed this replacement. Murali Vijay is suffering from an injury and that is why Murali Vijay has been replaced by Shikhar Dhawan. Now Shikhar Dhawan will join Indian team for three match test series against Sri Lanka.

Murali Vijay is suffering from a wrist injury and this injury doesn’t let him play in this IPL Season. he joined the practice session but he complained about the pain. India will play the first test match on 26th July at Galle. Final test match will be played on August 12 in Pallekele.

India Vs Sri Lanka Test Match Series Schedule

  • India Vs Sri Lanka Ist test Match – Jul 26, Wed – Jul 30, Sun
    Galle International Stadium, Galle
  • India Vs Sri Lanka 2nd test Match – Aug 03, Thu – Aug 07, Mon
    Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo
  • India Vs Sri Lanka 3rd test Match – Aug 12, Sat – Aug 16, Wed
    Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele

ODI series between Sri Lanka and India will start from August 20 and ends on September 3rd. This will be a 5 match series. And after this, there will be a T-20 match between India and Sri Lanka

India Vs Sri Lanka ODI Schedule

  • Aug 20, Sun – Sri Lanka vs India, 1st ODI
    Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
  • Aug 24, Thu – Sri Lanka vs India, 1st ODI
    Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
  • Aug 27, Sun – Sri Lanka vs India, 1st ODI
    Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
  • Aug 31, Thu – Sri Lanka vs India, 1st ODI
    R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
  • Sep 03, Sun – Sri Lanka vs India, 1st ODI
    R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
  • Sep 06, Wed – Sri Lanka vs India, T20
    R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

All the ODI will start at 2:30 pm and only T20 will start at 7:30 pm.

Source: Cricbuzz

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