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England Test tour of Sri Lanka confirmed

England Test tour of Sri Lanka confirmed

Chris Silverwood's side will travel for a two-Test series as part of the ICC World Test Championship

The schedule for England Men's two-Test tour of Sri Lanka in March 2020 has been confirmed.

The two Test matches will both form part of the ICC World Test Championship, and as such will each be worth 60 points.

The first Test will be played at the Galle International Stadium (19-23 March), the second in Colombo at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium (27-31 March).

They will be preceded by a three-day warm-up match and a four-day warm-up match respectively.

Joe Root's side currently sit fifth in the ICC World Test Championship table, on 56 points, after drawing the Specsavers Ashes series 2-2 this summer.

It completes a busy winter for the national side, who first face trips to New Zealand and South Africa.

The series will then lead into home series' against West Indies and Pakistan in the 2020 domestic summer, with Emirates Old Trafford hosting the second Test against the latter between (7-11 August).

Test match tickets

Tickets are now on general sale for England's Specsavers Test match against Pakistan at Emirates Old Trafford, which takes place between Thursday 7 to Monday 11 August.

All five days are on sale starting from £20 adults and £5 juniors.


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