Colombo - England
will tour Sri Lanka for the first time in over six years to play three
Tests, five one-day internationals and a one-off Twenty20 match,
organisers said on Thursday.
The tour will begin on October 10 with a day-night ODI at Dambulla,
Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement. There will be three day-night ODI
matches in all while the T20 will also be a day-night game.
The first Test will be at the picturesque Galle International Stadium
while the other two Tests are slated for Pallekele stadium in Kandy and
in the capital Colombo.
The third Test is scheduled to be played from November 23-27 when the tournament ends.
England's previous tour of Sri Lanka was in 2012 for a two-match Test series they drew 1-1.
Sri Lanka toured England in 2016 for a full tour of three Tests, five
ODI matches and a one-off T20 game.
England won the series.