SL U-19 on month long tour of England  

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Sri Lanka Under-19 team is set to tour United Kingdom (UK) to take part in 2 Youth Tests and 3 Youth ODIs starting 21 August.

The islanders are expected to land in UK on 14 August and will play a 3-day warm-up game from 16 to 18 August prior to the scheduled 2 Youth Tests and 3 Youth ODIs, which will commence from the 21st.

“This tour will provide our youngsters an opportunity to experience English conditions, and prepare themselves for bigger international challenges going forward,” said coach Jehan Mubarak.

The tour will also be the final U-19 tour for most of the youngsters, as they will very soon graduate to the Emerging category.

Schedule

16-18 – 3 Day Warm-Up vs Young Lions International XI at ECB Performance Center, Loughborough

21-24 – 1st Test at Chelmsford (Essex CCC)

28-31 – 2nd Test at Derby (Derbyshire CCC)

5 Sept – 1st ODI in Worcester (Worcestershire CCC)

8 Sept – 2nd ODI in Worcester (Worcestershire CCC)

10 Sept – 3rd ODI in Leicester (Leicestershire CCC)