Sri Lanka announces Australia itinerary

Updated: 13 June 2011 14:32 IST

Australia will play two Twenty20 games, five one-dayers and three Tests during their tour of Sri Lanka in August-September, Sri Lanka Cricket announced on Monday.

Sri Lanka announces Australia itinerary

Colombo:

Australia will play two Twenty20 games, five one-dayers and three Tests during their tour of Sri Lanka in August-September, Sri Lanka Cricket announced on Monday.


The newly-built Pallakelle International Stadium in the central town of Kandy will host the Twenty20 games as well as the opening one-dayer and the second Test match.

Another new cricket facility in the southern town of Hambantota will host two one-day games. Both venues were built for the 2011 World Cup.

The first Test will be held in Galle and the third in Colombo.

Schedule:

Aug 6: 1st T20, Pallekele International Stadium, Kandy
Aug 8: 2nd T20, Pallekele International Stadium, Kandy
Aug 10: 1st ODI, Pallekele International Stadium, Kandy
Aug 14: 2nd ODI, Mahinda Rajapakse International Stadium, Hambantota
Aug 16: 3rd ODI, Mahinda Rajapakse International Stadium, Hambantota
Aug 20: 4th ODI, R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Aug 22: 5th ODI, R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Aug 31: 1st Test, Galle International Stadium, Galle
Sep 8: 2nd Test, Pallekele International Stadium, Kandy
Sep 16: 3rd Test, Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo.



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