Zimbabwe’s tour of Sri Lanka was not postponed as a result of the Indian Premier League as previous news reports had suggested.
The request was made to Zimbabwe Cricket by Ten Sports. The broadcaster did not want the tour to clash with other high profile series played during the same period.
The first ODI between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka was scheduled for March 13 2009. Australia are in South Africa and England are in West Indies currently and the SL Vs Zim tour would inevitably have clash with these tours.