Sri Lanka replace Zimbabwe for 3 Match Series India tour in 2020

India has invited Sri Lanka to play 3 match T20I.

In the wake of Zimbabwe’s suspension by ICC, the BCCI had invited Sri Lanka to participate within the three-match series. Sri Lanka Cricket have confirmed their participation.

India Vs Sri Lanka
India Vs Sri Lanka

The Board of control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Sri Lanka Cricket announced the schedule for upcoming Sri Lanka’s tour of India throughout the month of Jan 2020.

India has invited Sri Lanka to play 3 match T20I.

In the wake of Zimbabwe’s suspension by ICC, the BCCI had invited Sri Lanka to participate in the 3 match series. Sri Lanka Cricket have confirmed their participation. The itinerary is as below –

 

Day Date Match Venue
Sunday 5-Jan-2020 1st T20 Guwahati
Tuesday 7-Jan-2020 2nd T20 Indore
Friday 10-Jan-2020 3rd T20 Pune

 

Earlier, Zimbabwe was suspended from membership of the International Cricket Council (ICC), the decision was taken in July 2019 during the ICC Annual Conference in London.

The ICC unanimously took the resolution and said that the reason behind the move was as a result of Zimbabwe Cricket had been unable to provide a process for conducting free and democratic elections.

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With this decision, Zimbabwe cricket can not receive ICC funding and representative teams from the country will be barred from taking part at the ICC events.

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