Northants Cricket can announce that the County Ground will host a four-day tour match against Sri Lanka as the ECB confirmed the full itinerary for Sri Lanka’s tour of England next summer.
ECB today announced the full itinerary including tour matches for Sri Lanka’s tour of England next summer.
Ahead of next season’s One-Day series and NatWest T20 International, Essex and Kent will both host floodlit one-day matches against the tourists with Sussex also due to host a T20 warm-up game.
Sri Lanka’s final tour match will be a four-day game against Northamptonshire in preparation for the two-match Investec Test series against England which will take place in June.
Sri Lanka itinerary - 2014
Fri 9 May Sri Lanka arrive
Tue 13 May 50-over Tour Match v Essex (D/N) Chelmsford
Fri 16 May 50-over Tour Match v Kent (D/N) Canterbury
Sun 18 May T20 Tour Match v Sussex Hove
Tue 20 May NatWest T20 International (f) Kia Oval
Thu 22 May 1st ODI (D/N) Kia Oval
Sun 25 May 2nd ODI Emirates ICG Durham
Wed 28 May 3rd ODI (D/N) Emirates Old Trafford
Sat 31 May 4th ODI Lord’s
Tue 3 June 5th ODI (D/N) Edgbaston
Thu 5-Sun 8 June 4-day v Northamptonshire Northampton
Thu 12 – Mon 16 June 1st Investec Test Match Lord’s
Fri 20 – Tue 24 June 2nd Investec Test Match Headingley