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Live Score India vs Sri Lanka 3rd Test Match: Pre & Post Match Preview

Live Score India vs Sri Lanka 3rd Test Match: Pre & Post Match Preview

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3rd Test Match

The men in blue will take on the Sri Lankan Cricket Team in the 3rd  Test match from December 2 – 6 at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi.

The victory in the third test would cap a dominant year and equal Australia’s record of nine successive series victories from 2005 to 2008. The playing surface in Delhi is expected to suit fast bowlersThe selectors have named a full-strength team for the third and final match. Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has been rested for the upcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka, with Rohit Sharma set to lead the side in his absence. For the India opener, this will be the first time when he will lead the national team

Expected playing XI

India: Virat Kohli (C), Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami.

Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal (C ) Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Jeffrey Vandersay, Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Gamage and Dasun Shanaka

However, the 2nd test match between India and Sri Lanka to be played at Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadium in Nagpur from 24th-28th November. India gave a befitting defeat to the Sri Lankans.  After being forced to shake hands with a win in sight in the first Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, the Kohli-led Indian team bounced back strongly.India thrashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs in the second Test to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Live Score & Updates

The live broadcast of the match will be shown on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 Tamil while the live streaming of the match can be caught on www.hotstar.com. The match is scheduled to start at 9 AM IST.

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