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India's tour of Sri Lanka: Galle to host first Test on August 12

Last updated on: July 09, 2015 15:24 IST
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The dates for India's tour of Sri Lanka next month are out.

The teams will duel in a three-Test series, the first of which will be played in Galle on August 12.

Colombo will host the next two Tests; the second will commence on August 20, at the P Sara Oval, while the final match will be at the SSC stadium from August 28-September 1.

The Test series will be India's first in Sri Lanka after five years.

The teams drew the previous series 1-1 when they last played in the Emerald Isle in August 2010.

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