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Factfile: India v Sri Lanka 3rd Test in Delhi

Last updated on: November 30, 2017 16:28 IST

India have dominated the struggling Sri Lankans in the last few outings. They had also recorded big win against the visitors at Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi when they last faced each other at the venue in 2005.

Here is a factbox on the third and final Test between India and Sri Lanka beginning at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday:

India captain Virat Kohlli and Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal at the toss

IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohlli and Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal at the toss. Photograph: BCCI

INDIA

Test ranking: 1

Captain: Virat Kohli

Coach:Ravi Shastri

Squad: Kohli, Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Vijay Shankar.

Recent form:

Beat Sri Lanka 3-0 in three-match away series

Beat Australia 2-1 in four-match home series

Beat Bangladesh in one-off home Test

Beat England 4-0 in five-match home series

Beat New Zealand 3-0 in three-match home series

SRI LANKA

Test ranking: 6

Coach: Nic Pothas

Captain: Dinesh Chandimal

Squad: Chandimal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Suranga Lakmal, Dilruwan Perera, Lahiru Gamage, Lakshan Sandakan, Vishwa Fernando, Dasun Shanaka, Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Roshen Silva.

Recent form:

Beat Pakistan 2-0 in two-match away series

Lost to India 3-0 in three-match home series

Beat Zimbabwe in one-off home Test

Drew with Bangladesh 1-1 in two-Test home series

Lost to South Africa 3-0 in three-match away series

Head to head:

Total: 43

India wins: 20

Sri Lanka wins: 7

Draws: 16

In India:

Total matches: 19

India wins: 11

Draws: 8

Previous Meeting at Ferozeshah Kotla:

Dec 10-14, 2005 :India won by 188 runs

Last five Tests between the sides:

Nagpur, Nov 2017 - India won by innings and 239 runs

Kolkata, Nov, 2017 - Drawn

Pallekele, Aug, 2017 - India won by an innings and 171 runs

Colombo, Aug, 2017 - India won by an innings and 53 runs

Galle, Aug 2017 - India won by 304 runs. 

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