New Delhi: The 3-match ODI series between India and Sri Lanka is going to start from July 18. After the ODI series, a 3-match T20 International series will also be played. The T20 International series will start from July 25. All 6 matches of ODI and T20 series will be played at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
ODI matches will be played at this time
The timings of the ODI and T20 International series matches between India and Sri Lanka (India vs Sri Lanka) have been changed. All three ODI matches between India and Sri Lanka will be played from 3 pm Indian time. Earlier these matches were to be held from 2:30 pm, but now they will start with a delay of half an hour.
This will be the timing of T20 matches
Apart from ODI matches, the timing of T20 International matches has also been changed. All three matches of the T20 International series will be played from 8 pm Indian time. Earlier these matches were to be held from 7 pm, but now they will start with a delay of one hour.
Shikhar Dhawan handed over the captaincy
Shikhar Dhawan has been given the captaincy of the team and Rahul Dravid has been appointed as the head coach for this tour in the absence of senior players like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. The limited overs series between India and Sri Lanka (IND vs SL) was earlier to start from July 13, but now it will start from July 18. The schedule was pushed forward because two members of the Sri Lankan camp were found to be corona infected.
Full schedule of India’s tour of Sri Lanka
1st ODI: July 18: Colombo – (3 PM)
2nd ODI: July 20: Colombo – (3 PM)
3rd ODI: July 23: Colombo – (3 PM)
T20 International Series
1st T20I July 25: Colombo – (8 PM)
2nd T20I July 27: Colombo – (8 PM)
3rd T20I July 29: Colombo – (8 PM)