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BCCI releases Sri Lanka series itinerary

cricket Updated: Oct 23, 2009 15:31 IST
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The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) on Friday released the itinerary of Sri Lanka's 51-day tour of India that features three Test, five One-day Internationals and two Twenty20 matches starting November 16.

According to a BCCI statement, Sri Lanka cricket team will arrive in Mumbai on November 8 and stay there till November 13 during which they play a practice match against Board's President XI.

The visitors will then leave for Ahmedabad on November 14 for the first Test starting November 16.

After the conclusion of the opening Test on November 20, Kumar Sangakkara and his men's will head for Kanpur for the second Test starting November 24.

From there, they move to Mumbai, venue of the third Test from December 2 before playing two Twenty20 matches in Mohali (Dec 9) and Nagpur (Dec 12).

The tour will round off with the five-match ODI series that begin on December 15 at Rajkot before the action shifts to Vizag (Dec 18), Cuttack (Dec 21), Kolkata (Dec 24) and Delhi (Dec 27).