Here is another update on Sri Lanka's tour of England. There had been a lot of speculations about when would the Sri Lankan players featuring in IPL join the national team for the preparations of England tour. Atleast for the captain, Tillakaratne Dilshan the date is fixed now.
He will leave Indian Premiere League a bit early and join Sri Lankan team in England on 11th of May. He will feature in the tour match against Middlesex. He will miss the last 4 matches and also the knockout matches if Royal Challengers Bangalore manages to get into the knockouts.
Sri Lanka plays Middlesex on 14th May. Then they play England Lions from 19th May.
The 1st test begins from 26th May at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.
The home of cricket, The Lord's hosts the second test from 3rd June while Rose Bowl finally gets an opportunity to host a test match from 16th June.