Even after 13 years, there is still no clarity on why they missed the match and what was the cause of Team India’s first home series defeat against Australia since 1969.
The youngster is looking forward to sharing the dressing room with senior pros of Indian cricket.
Here are the key stats and numbers to look out for ahead of the 2nd Test match.
The Indian team had released Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Dhawan from the squad for the 2nd Test.
The Sri Lankan skipper thinks the pitch in Nagpur is different from that in Kolkata.
The second Test match that starts on 24th of November in Nagpur will be an opportunity for Sri Lanka to make a statement.
Virat believes the Sri Lankan wicketkeeper has it in him to go on and become a successful international cricketer.
Virat hinted that the pitch at the VCA Stadium where the second Test is scheduled to start tomorrow would be similar to the one at Eden Gardens.
The youngster can make his debut in the second Test match.
Vijay will replace Dhawan who has been released from the squad.