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Sehwag predicts 9-0 series win for India over Sri Lanka
The former India opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday described the current national cricket team as the strongest he had seen and predicted a 9-0 win in the upcoming series against Sri Lanka.
India’s return to Test match cricket, even if it is against an opponent who it beat comprehensively in July-August this year, will put to test the think tank's ostensible attempt to manage the workload of its frontline bowlers.
It has been a while since we watched spin-twins Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja ply their trade. They were last seen wreaking havoc in Sri Lanka, claiming 30 wickets in three Tests before being rested. Jadeja, ranked second in International Cricket Council's (ICC) rankings for Test all-rounders, made brief appearances in the One-Day Internationals (ODIs) against Australia, taking catches as a substitute in Chennai and Kolkata.
Over the years Sri Lanka has visited India 7 times to play Test cricket with the first ever tour taking place in 1982. With their 8th in offing, we at CricketNext take a look at the history of Test cricket between the two countries Indian soil.
Sri Lanka has a rather miserable away Test record against India, with the tourists yet to register a win on Indian soil. The two teams have met 17 times in India in Tests, and India has won 10 and seven have ended in a draw. Here is a look at all the past Test series results between the two teams in India,
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