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India open vs Sri Lanka in tri-nation T20 series for Nidahas Trophy 2018 - full schedule

India will participate in a tri-nation series in Sri Lanka to mark the island nation’s 70th independence. Bangladesh will be the third nation in the Nidahas Trophy. Dates of matches here.

cricket Updated: Jan 19, 2018 12:30 IST
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Rohit Sharma plays a shot during a T20 international cricket match against Sri Lanka, in Indore on December 12, 2017. India will participate in a tri-nation T20 series for the Nidahas Trophy in Sri Lanka from March 6, 2017. Bangladesh will be the third team.
Rohit Sharma plays a shot during a T20 international cricket match against Sri Lanka, in Indore on December 12, 2017. India will participate in a tri-nation T20 series for the Nidahas Trophy in Sri Lanka from March 6, 2017. Bangladesh will be the third team.(PTI)

Almost immediately after the limited overs series in South Africa, the Indian cricket team will head to Sri Lanka to play a tri-series to mark the island nation’s 70th independence. India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will play for the Nidahas Trophy 2018 from March 6 to march 18. (BANGLADESH vs SRI LANKA LIVE SCORE)

The tri-series championship will follow a round-robin format with all the three teams playing each other twice, and the top two progressing to the final to be played on March 18. All the matches will be played at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

The matches will be shown live on DSport, a premium sports TV channel launched by Discovery Communications India specifically for the subcontinent. This will be the first time when international cricket featuring the Indian cricket team will be shown on DSport.

Here’s the full schedule:

March 6: Sri Lanka vs India; March 8: Bangladesh vs India; March 10: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh; March 12: India vs Sri Lanka; March 14: India vs Bangladesh; March 16: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka. March 18: FINAL