Saturday, 18 September, 2021

India-SL series set to be delayed

The matches of India’s tour of Sri Lanka are set to be rescheduled following positive cases of Covid-19 to members of the Sri Lankan team set-up, reports cricbuzz. The three-match ODI series, which was scheduled to begin on July 13 is now likely to start on July 17 or 18, with the host board wanting the players to serve an extended period of quarantine for its personnel. Sri Lanka's batting coach Grant Flower and a team analyst were recently tested positive for COVID-19 on their return from the England tour. According to the earlier schedule, the three ODIs were to be played from July 13 to 18 followed by the three T20Is which were scheduled from July 21 to 25 at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.