India to take on Sri Lanka in tri-series opener

India will take on host Sri Lanka in the triangular series on August 16. South Africa is the third team of the series to be held in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka and South Africa will play the opening match of the series.

All the teams will play four matches in the league stage and the best two will be fight for the series in the final. All the matches of the series will be day-night affairs. Meanwhile BCCI has finalized Team India’s South Africa tour. India will play three tests and five ODIs. The shorter version of the game will begin on November 19 and continue until December 3. The test series will begin on December 15.