Sri Lanka Cricket has recently made a significant announcement that is sure to excite cricket enthusiasts. The Indian cricket team is set to embark on a tour to Sri Lanka in July 2024, engaging in a series featuring three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20 (T20) matches.
Sri Lanka’s international cricket calendar for 2024 promises a flurry of action, beginning with a home series against Zimbabwe in January. The series includes a three-match ODI and a three-match T20 series, setting the stage for an eventful year for the Sri Lankan national team. Following this, Sri Lanka is scheduled to face Afghanistan in a series that spans January and February, featuring one Test, three ODIs, and three T20 matches. The team will then embark on a tour to Bangladesh, participating in matches across all formats.
The cricketing extravaganza continues with the T20 World Cup 2024, where Sri Lanka is set to compete in the West Indies and America. Post the World Cup, the cricketing action intensifies as India, New Zealand, and West Indies line up for tours to Sri Lanka. The island nation is gearing up for a three-match Test series against England in the middle of the year, promising high-intensity cricket.
As the 2024 season draws to a close, Sri Lanka faces formidable challenges in tours to South Africa and New Zealand. The team will navigate a demanding schedule, showcasing their skills and resilience in various conditions. These tours are expected to be crucial in shaping the team’s dynamics and preparing them for future competitions.
“Sri Lanka Men’s 2024 Future Tours Program Announced! The Sri Lanka National Team will commence its 2024 international cricket calendar with a home series against Zimbabwe in January, which will consist of three ODIs and three T20i series. It would be followed by a series against Afghanistan during the January–February period, consisting of one test match, three ODIs, and three T20Is,” wrote the caption.
Sri Lanka Men’s 2024 Future Tours Program Announced! 📢— Sri Lanka Cricket 🇱🇰 (@OfficialSLC) November 29, 2023
The Sri Lanka National Team will commence its 2024 international cricket calendar with a home series against Zimbabwe in January, which will consist of three ODIs and three T20i series.
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Ashley de Silva, the CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket, expressed enthusiasm about the packed cricketing schedule for 2024. He emphasized that the extensive fixtures would provide numerous opportunities for players, making the year significant for their development. De Silva also highlighted the entertainment factor for the fans, anticipating thrilling encounters throughout the season.