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Team India arrives at Kolkata for the first Test against Sri Lanka

Agencies, Kolkata

Team India players arrived late last night in the city to play against Sri Lanka in the first Test match at Eden Gardens here from Thursday.Eight members along with coach Ravi Sastri and skipper Virat Kohli touched down at the city airport this morning.

Umesh Yadav, Shikhar Dhawan,Ravi Chandran Ashiwn, Rohit Sharma Ajinkya Rahane also reached here late last night. Sri Lanka’s national side, which arrived early last week, already had a warm up 2-day play against Indian Board of President’s XI, which ended in a draw at the Jadavpur University Ground at Salt Lake here on Sunday.

After the 3-Test series, India and Sri Lanka will play three one-day internationals and three T20s up to December 24.

India squad: Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul, Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma.

Sri Lanka squad: Dinesh Chandimal (captain), Dimuth Karunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Lahiru Thirimanne (vice- captain), Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Gamage, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Lakshan Sandakan, Vishwa Fernando, Dasun Shanaka and Roshen Silva.

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