Australia announce Sri Lanka tour schedule; to play 3 Tests, 5 ODIs, 2 T20Is

Australia last played a series in Sri Lanka in 2011.

Last Updated: Apr 06, 2016, 14:41 PM IST
Australia announce Sri Lanka tour schedule; to play 3 Tests, 5 ODIs, 2 T20Is

New Delhi: Australian cricket team will play Sri Lanka in a two-month long series starting July 23. Cricket Australia announced the complete schedule of the tour on Wednesday.

The Steve Smith-led side will play three Tests – in Kandy, Galle and Colombo – along with five One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals.

Australia last played a series in Sri Lanka in 2011.

The team will depart on July 11. Here's scheduled itinerary:

July 26-30 –1st Test, Kandy

August 4-8 – 2nd Test, Galle

August 13-17 – 3rd Test, Colombo

August 21 – 1st ODI, Colombo

August 24 – 2nd ODI, Colombo

August 28 – 3rd ODI, Dambulla

August 31 – 4th ODI, Dambulla

September 4 – 5th ODI, Kandy,

September 6 – 1st T20, Kandy

September 9 – 2nd T20, Colombo