BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, OCTOBER 24TH 2006 (CUOPM)
St. Kitts and Nevis‘ new international Cricket Stadium at Warner Park is to host a visiting Sri Lankan A Team tour of the Caribbean.
CMC in Barbados reported Monday that the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has announced a seven-match A team tour of the Caribbean by Sri Lanka starting late next month.The Sri Lankan reserves will tackle West Indies A in two four-day matches in Guyana and St. Kitts, before facing the home team in five one-day matches in Jamaica.
The first four-day fixture is set for Bourda, Guyana from November 24 – 27, followed by the St. Kitts fixture at Warner Park from December 1 to 4.
The first two limited-overs matches will be played at Sabina Park, Jamaica December 8 and 10, while the new Trelawny Stadium that will host World Cup warm-up matches and the Opening Ceremony of CWC 2007, will stage the remaining one-dayers December 13, 15, and 17.
The Tour Schedule is as follows:
Nov 24-27: Sri Lanka A v Windies A – Bourda, Guyana
Dec 1-4: Sri Lanka A v Windies A – Warner Park, St Kitts
Dec 8: Sri Lanka A v Windies A – Sabina Park, Jamaica
Dec 10: Sri Lanka A v Windies A – Sabina Park, Jamaica
Dec 13: Sri Lanka A v Windies A – Trelawny, Jamaica
Dec 15: Sri Lanka A v Windies A – Trelawny, Jamaica
Dec 17: Sri Lanka A v Windies A – Trelawny, Jamaica