India vs Sri Lanka Complete Schedule For T20 Series – Starts February 9, 2016: Sri Lanka, the neighboring nation will visit India to play a 3 match T20 series against the hosts. This is the first time that both nations will face each other in a 3-match bilateral series in the shortest format of the game. The short tour will begin on February 9 when both teams will face each other in Pune. The match will be played at The Maharastra Cricket Association Stadium. The following two matches will be played in Delhi and Visakhapatnam respectively.
The tour is really vital for both the teams keeping the upcoming Asia Cup and ICC World T20 2016. The Asia cup will be played in Bangladesh in February itself. For the first time, the format of Asia cup has been changed from 50-over game to 20-overs game.
The short tour will help both the teams to help in the preparations of the upcoming major tournaments in which they want to do well.
India Vs Sri Lanka 2016 (Ind Vs SL) Tour Schedule
1st T20 – 9th February, Pune
2nd T20 – 12th February, Delhi
3rd T20 – 14th February, Vishakhapatnam
This is the first time when both teams will face each other in any T20 match after a gap of almost 2 years. The last time, these two played was in 2014, when Sri Lanka played against India in the ICC World T20 2014 which was won by them.
Sri Lankan Cricket team will tour India for the first time after 2014. Last time, there came here in October 2014 to play a 5 match ODI series in which Indians thrashed the visitors by 5-0 under the leadership of Test skipper Virat Kohli.
Team India is currently on the tour of Australia, where they have to play a 5 match ODI series which will be followed with a 3 match T20 series and the tour will end on 31st January. India has already lost the ODI series and will look to improve in this series. The coming two months are full of cricket carnival. Stay tuned to us for more latest and hot updates all around the world.