Sri Lanka releases itinerary for NZ, India tour

Updated: 11 July 2009 17:34 IST

India will take on hosts Sri Lanka in their opening match of a tri-series in September, also featuring New Zealand.

Colombo:

India will take on hosts Sri Lanka in their opening match of a tri-series in September here, also featuring New Zealand.

The first match of the series would be between Sri Lanka and New Zealand on September 8.

The September 10 India-Sri Lanka game would be followed by a match between India and New Zealand on September 12.

The top two teams will lock horns in final of the short series on September 14. All the four matches would be played at the Premadasa stadium here.

The series would be preceded by New Zealand's Test tour to the island nation in August-September.

New Zealand tour:

Aug 4: New Zealand arrive in Colombo

Aug 7-9: Three-day match, Colombo

Aug 12-14: Three-day match, Colombo

Aug 18-22: First Test, Galle

Aug 26-30: Second Test, Sinhalese sports club, Colombo

Sept 2: Twenty20 international, Colombo

Sept 4: Twenty20 international, Colombo

Tri-series (IND, NZL, SRI) at Premadasa stadium, Colombo:

Sept 8: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand

Sept 10: India vs Sri Lanka

Sept 12: India vs New Zealand

Sept 14: Final

Topics : Cricket
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