Cricket: England to tour Sri Lanka for first time in six years

Cricket: England to tour Sri Lanka for first time in six years

Cricket: England to tour Sri Lanka for first time in six years

Written by Keshala Dias

16 Mar, 2018 | 11:57 am

England will play three Tests, five one-day internationals and a Twenty20 international in Sri Lanka in October and November.

The tour will begin on October 10 with a day-night ODI at Dambulla.

The T20I will be played in Colombo.

The first Test will be at Galle International Stadium, with the following held in Kandy.

England’s previous tour of Sri Lanka was in 2012 for a two-match Test series they drew 1-1.

England’s winter tour of Sri Lanka in 2018

October

50-over tour match v Colombo (RPS)

50-over tour match v Colombo (RPS)

10 1st ODI, Dambulla (d/n)

13 2nd ODI, Dambulla

17 3rd ODI, Pallekele

20 4th ODI, Pallekele

23 5th ODI, Pallekele (d/n)

27 Twenty20 international, Colombo (RPS)

30-31 Two-day tour match, Colombo (NCC)

November

1-2 Two-day tour match v CCC, Colombo

6-10 1st Test, Galle

14-18 2nd Test, Kandy

23-27 3rd Test, Colombo (SSC)


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