Sri Lanka to play T20 on Australia Day and Boxing Day Test against Australia

By Staff Writers | July 19, 2012

Sri Lanka to tour Australia in December.
Sri Lanka to play a full series in Australia later this year. © AFP

Sri Lanka will play a T20 match on Australia Day and the prestigious Boxing Day Test match later this year when they tour Australia, according to Cricket Australia.

Sri Lanka are scheduled to play two T20 fixtures, five ODIs and a three-match Test series starting December 14.

Tickets will go on sale for the general public on October 11.

Full schedule is as follows,

Tour match
December 6 - 8 – CA Chairman's XI v Sri Lanka – Manuka Oval.

Test series
December 14–18 –  Blundstone Arena
December 26–30 – MCG
January 3–7 – SCG

ODI series
January 11 – Australia v Sri Lanka – MCG (D/N)
January 13 – Australia v Sri Lanka – Adelaide Oval (D/N)
January 18 – Australia v Sri Lanka – Gabba (D/N)
January 20 – Australia v Sri Lanka – SCG (D/N)
January 23 – Australia v Sri Lanka – Blundstone Arena (D/N)

T20 series
January 26 – Australia vs Sri Lanka – Stadium Australia (D/N)
January 28 – Australia vs Sri Lanka – MCG (D/N)

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Great memories of the ODI victory last year. Hope to see them achieve the most awaited first Test victory on the Australian soil.

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Also the New Year Test in Sydney. First time we get an SCG Test.

Exciting times ahead. Hope all players and fit, firing and ready to go!

I really hope for a historic test win on Australian soil.
Won't be easy, but we pulled out out of nowhere in South Africa

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