Dinesh Chandimal will lead Sri Lanka in Tests    AFP (File Photo)
Dinesh Chandimal will lead Sri Lanka in Tests AFP (File Photo)

Sri Lanka will play a practice match against Board President’s XI at the Salt Lake campus of Jadavpur University from November 11 to 13 ahead of the first Test against India at Eden Gardens from November 16. Head of International Cricket of Sri Lanka Cricket Chandima Mapatuna on Friday visited the Eden Gardens and expressed happiness with the facilities at the Jadavpur Campus in Salt Lake and Eden Gardens.

“He came and met us today and was happy with the facilities at both the venues. The meeting went off very well and in spirit of the long and warm relations we have enjoyed with the Sri Lankan board. He was very happy with the facilities and we assured them of our complete cooperation during their stay in Kolkata,” Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) Joint Secretary Avishek Dalmiya said.

The team will arrive here on November 9.