St. John’s (Antigua), April 25 (IANS/CMC) The Sri Lanka A team will tour the Caribbean in June to play a series of matches against the West Indies A in all formats, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced.
The Sri Lanka tour will involve two ‘Tests’ (4-day matches), three 50-over encounters and two T20s, a WICB release said Wednesday.
Warner Park in St. Kitts will host the first ‘test’ while the second will be played at Arnos Vale Cricket Field in St Vincent.
The two T20s will also be played at Arnos Vale before the three One Day matches conclude the tour in neighbouring Grenada.
The series against Sri Lanka is the first engagement of the year for the West Indies A who last played in 2012 when they faced India in three ‘Tests,’ three One Dayers and two T20s.
West Indies A won the ‘Test’ series 2-1 while the One Day Series was drawn 1-1 and the T20s evenly shared.
West Indies A v Sri Lanka A:
June 5 – 8 – First ‘Test’ – Warner Park, St Kitts
June 12 – 15 – Second ‘Test’ – Arnos Vale Cricket Field, St Vincent
June 18 – First T20 – Arnos Vale Cricket Field, St Vincent
June 19 – Second T20 – Arnos Vale Cricket Field, St Vincent
June 23 – First One-Day – Grenada National Stadium, Grenada
June 25 – Second One-Day – Grenada National Stadium, Grenada
June 27 – Third One-Day – Grenada National Stadium, Grenada.