India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test
The Indian cricket team looks to extend its epic record against Sri Lanka at home
In the first match of the series Team India
will battle it out with
Sri Lanka at Mohali cricket ground on 4th of March
The first Test will mark the beginning of newly
appointed full-time skipper Rohit Sharma's journey
as the leader of the Test side.
on the other hand, will represent India in the cricketing whites
for the 100th time.
He will be
the 8th Indian to do so.
source : ndtv
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India have played against
Sri Lanka 20 times at home,
with the former emerging
victorious on 11 occasions
while the remaining nine ended in draws
Sri Lanka are yet to defeat India in Tests in India,
a run which Rohit will look to continue in the upcoming series.
In another interesting statistic,
a win for India will help them become the only team to register
21 Test wins against Sri Lanka
The Test series will be seen as a new dawn for Indian cricket under the
leadership of Rohit and head coach Rahul Dravid