India first insisted Sri Lanka to cancel its tour to Pakistan but latter on offered to play a series with it in Sri Lanka. 5 One-day international matches will be played between the two teams and first two matches of the series would be played in Dambulla on 28th and 30th January.3rd One day international match will be played on 2nd February at R Premadasa Stadium while 4th one day international match will be played on 5th February and final match of the tour will be played on 8th February at SSC.
According to official, Indian Cricket Team will reach in Sri Lanka on 26th January. The first two matches of the series will be played in Dambulla, which is at 150km distance from the capital of Sri Lanka Colombo. This city is famous for temple and beautiful lakes .All one-day international matches will be day-night except the 5th one-day international match. After playing 5 one-day international matches both teams will reach in Colombo for 20 twenty match. This match will also be a day-night match like One-day international cricket series.
The relationships between the Sri Lankan and Indian Cricket Boards became quite tense when Arjuna Ranatunga gave some aggressive statements against the IPL. After aladin138 that incident BCCI officials subsequently told to their Sri Lankan counterparts that bilateral ties between the two-cricket boards would improve only if Ranatunga was removed. So, we can see BCCI power in the cricket world who not only forced Sri Lanka to shorten its tour but also made it agree to remove Arjuna Ranatunga.
Sri Lankan newspaper, “The Islander” wrote that Sri Lankan Cricket has been sold to India for 45 million dollars and Sri lankan cricket board has sold itself to India for ten years. Currently many cricket board and ICC has shown its concern over BCCI ‘s attitude to control all cricket world and Sri Lanka is its recent prey.
Sri Lankan sports minister Loukage, Cricket board chief exceptive Daleep Mandis and secretary of Indian Cricket Board S.Sri Nawason singed on a 10-year agreement according to which Sri Lankan board will help Indian Cricket Board on the issue of Indian Cricket league and shall also release its players for
As Indian Cricket Team has finalized its tour to Sri Lana’s viewers will enjoy good cricket between the two teams. Indian Cricket Team is in great form after defeating Australia and England and can be very dangerous and furious for Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Cricket Team is great at home ground while recent records of India are worth appreciating, so on the basis of these statistics we can expect a great cricket series between the two cricket teams.