The four-match Test series between India and Australia is tied 1-1 after Virat Kohli and his men posted a brilliant 75-run win in the second Test at Bengaluru. The third Test is set to be held at JSCA International Stadium Complex at Ranchi from March 16. This is the first time that a Test will be played at Ranchi.
Five international matches have been played at this venue. Four ODIs and 1 T20I have been played at Ranchi, with India winning 3, losing 1 and one no result. In four ODIs at this venue, India have won 2, lost one and one no result.
Virat Kohli and Sri Lankan Angelo Mathews hold the highest individual score at this venue in ODIs. Both cracked 139* in the same match. But Kohli and India ended on the winning side. However, Mathews won the man of the match award for his 139*. Kohli was declared man of the series. India won the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka 5-0.
Brief scores: Sri Lanka 286/8 (Angelo Mathews 139*, Dhawal Kulkarni 3/57) lose to India 288/7 (Virat Kohli 139*, Ajantha Mendis 4/73) by 3 wickets.