- [Sri Lanka], Aug
- The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) posted a video on its official Twitter account wherein Indian skipper Virat Kohli was seen walking up to the tri-colour with new head coach Ravi Shastri also standing beside him.
- The hoisting of the national flag was followed by the players and members of the support staff singing the national anthem.”
- #TeamIndia gathered at Kandy to hoist the tri-colour on the occasion of Independence Day #IndependenceDayIndia,” the BCCI tweeted.
- Earlier, India pulled off a thumping win by an innings and 53 runs against Sri Lanka in the third and the final Test to register their first-ever overseas Test series whitewash.