Reports: Sri Lanka to play its first Test at Eden Gardens

Sri Lanka’s seven-week tour of India will comprise three Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is.

File photo of the Eden Gardens stadium.   -  AFP

Eden Gardens, according to reports, will host the first Test between India and Sri Lanka, starting November 16, which also will be the island nation’s first five-day game at the iconic ground.

Sri Lanka’s seven-week tour of India will comprise three Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is.

According to a schedule published by a cricket website, the second Test will be played at Nagpur from November 24-28 followed final game at Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla from December 2-6.

The three ODIs will be held at Dharamshala (December 10), Mohali (December 13) and Visakhapatnam (December 17).

The three T20 Internationals will be held at Cuttack (December 20), Indore (December 22) and Mumbai (December 24).

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