After rain played spoil sport, India and Sri Lanka's encounter in the 1st test match at Eden Gardens finally will start. Lankans won the toss and has asked Virat Kohli led Team India to bat first on a green pitch. Apart from a Test series win against Pakistan in UAE, the Lankans have little to show. For lack of sheer quality, Lanka have struggled in recent times. Angelo Mathews and Rangana Herath will be key for the Lankans, who will be without their inspirational coach Chandika Hathurusingha. India are unbeaten in a home series in any format since being defeated by South Africa in a one-day challenge in 2015. Sri Lanka are yet to win a Test on Indian soil. Sri Lanka have won the toss and have chosen to bowl on a green pitch in Eden Gardens.