England v Sri Lanka 1st test match from November 06 to November 10 at Galle International Stadium in Galle; the game starts at 04:30 AM GMT. England and Sri Lanka played 31 matches against each other in the test cricket at the International level, England have won 12, and Sri Lanka won 8 matches, while 11 games are drawn.
England will go without Stuart Broad in their XI for their first Test against Sri Lanka. Wicket-keeper batsman Jonny Bairstow has been ruled out with damaged ankle ligaments; Ben Foakes will replace him in the test squad. Lahiru Kumara has been found guilty of breaching the team’s code of conduct and will be replaced by Dushmantha Chameera in the 16 member Sri Lanka squad.
Live Streaming & TV Channel: Sony Six and Sony Six HD to broadcast live coverage of England v Sri Lanka Test series in India and its subcontinent (Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Maldives, and Bhutan) countries; all matches streamed live in the Indian subcontinent on SonyLiv digital platform (Website, App). Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) has acquired exclusive media rights from the Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) for the Indian subcontinent for a period of five years starting in 2018 through 2022.
Sri Lanka Test Squad: Dinesh Chandimal (c), Dimuth Karunaratne, Dilruwan Perera, Kaushal Silva, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Roshen Silva, Rangana Herath, Pushpakumara, Lakshan Sandakan, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Niroshan Dickwella
England Test Squad: Joe Root (c), Keaton Jennings, Sam Curran, Ollie Pope, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Olly Stone, Ben Stokes, Adil Rashid, James Anderson, Chris Woakes, Joe Denly, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, Rory Burns, Ben Foakes