Kane Williamson-led New Zealand have banished the anguish of the 2019 World Cup final loss to one side and are back into Test mode.
The newly minted ICC Test Championship begins for both Sri Lanka and New Zealand through a two-match series, which should be evenly contested in the Sri Lankan conditions.
1st Test: Aug 14-Aug 18 in Galle International Stadium, Galle
2nd Test: Aug 22-Aug 26 in P Sara Oval, Colombo
TV Channels, Live Stream
- India and sub-continent: Star Sports, Hotstar
- New Zealand: Sky Sport 2, Sky Go
- UK: Sky Sports
- Australia: Fox Sports
- South Africa: SuperSport
- Canada: ATN Cricket Plus (Asian Television Network), CBN
- USA: Willow TV
- MENA: OSN Sports Cricket HD
- Bangladesh: Gazi TV (GTV)
Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Perera (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Akila Dananjaya, Lakshan Sandakan, Niroshan Dickwella, Lasith Embuldeniya, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne.
New Zealand: Jeet Raval, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Neil Wagner, Ajaz Patel, William Somerville, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Tom Blundell.