England tour rearranged for January, claims SLC chief executive

England’s Test tour of Sri Lanka, which was interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, will be rescheduled to January 2021. That is what SLC CEO Ashley de Silva has suggested anyway, though the ECB said nothing had been confirmed*. SLC is currently attempting to reschedule a number of inbound mid-year tours, all of which have either already been postponed, or are at serious risk from the pandemic.

South Africa were due to visit Sri Lanka for three ODIs and three T20s in June, shortly before India had been scheduled to play three one-dayers and three T20s on the island. Bangladesh, meanwhile, had a three-Test tour of Sri Lanka set for July and August – those matches also forming part of the WTC…

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