India set to play 5 ODIs against Lanka

Updated: 16 January 2009 18:17 IST

India will tour Sri Lanka for five One-Day Internationals and one Twenty20 match against the island nation in January, Sri Lanka cricket announced.

India set to play 5 ODIs against Lanka
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New Delhi:

India will play five One-Day Internationals and one Twenty20 match against the hosts during their tour of island nation this month, the Sri Lankan cricket board announced on Thursday.

The tour begins on January 26 and the first one-dayer will be played on January 28.

The series will conclude with a Twenty20 match on February 10.

Earlier, the BCCI officials met the SLC officials on Tuesday to discuss the itinerary of the much-speculated one-day series. The series was scheduled after India cancelled its January-February tour of Pakistan in the wake of the terror attacks in Mumbai.

The Lankans will play a three-match ODI series in Pakistan before returning to face India and then going back to complete their tour of Pakistan.

Month Date  
     
Jan 26 India team arrival
  27 Rest / Practice
  28 1st ODI
  29 Rest / Practice
  30 2nd ODI
  31 Rest / Practice
Feb 1 Rest / Practice
  2 3rd ODI
  3 Rest / Practice
  4 Rest / Practice
  5 4th ODI
  6 Rest / Practice
  7 Rest / Practice
  8 5th ODI
  9 Rest / Practice
  10 Only Twenty20
  11 India team departure

Topics : Cricket India
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