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Sri Lanka revise itinerary for India visit

Last updated on: January 22, 2009 16:58 IST

The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced on Thursday that the second One-Day International between India and Sri Lanka has been shifted from the originally-scheduled Dambulla to Colombo.

As per the revised itinerary, the second ODI, a day-night fixture, will now be held at Colombo on January 31 instead of its original date (January 30) and venue (day match at Dambulla).

The third ODI, also at Colombo, has also been put off by a day and will be held on February 3 instead of February  2, BCCI secretary N Srinivasan said in a statement.

The first, fourth and fifth ODIs, as well as the one-off Twenty20 International, will be held as per the original schedule.

The series opener will be a day match, at Dumbulla on January 28, after which the teams will play all the remaining matches of the tour at Colombo.

Premadasa Stadium will host the second, third and fourth ODIs as well as the T20 tie, while the fifth and last ODI will be held at the Sinhalese Sports Club ground.

The revised schedule:

Jan 26: Indian team arrives

Jan 28: First ODI (Day) at Dambulla

Jan 31: Second ODI (D/N) at Premadasa, Colombo

Feb 3: Third ODI (D/N) at Premadasa, Colombo

Feb 5: Fourth ODI (D/N) at Premadasa, Colombo

Feb 8: Fifth and last ODI (Day) at SSC, Colombo

Feb 10: Twenty20 International (D/N) at Premadasa, Colombo

Feb 11: Indian team departs.

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