Sri Lanka tour of India, 2005-06 November 9, 2005

Chennai to hold 1st Test

Cricinfo staff

The first match of the three-Test series between Sri Lanka and India will be held at Chennai from December 2 to 6.

SK Nair, secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, has also stated that the venues of the second and third Tests would be Delhi and Kanpur respectively. As per the request of the Sri Lankan Cricket Board, a warm-up match has been arranged in Bangalore from November 26 to 28, he said.

The second Test in Delhi will be held from December 10 to 14 while the third will be played in Kanpur from December 18 to 22. Chennai is also hosting the third one-day international between India and South Africa on November 22.