England vs SriLanka, 2020 (2 Tests)
19-23 Mar 2020, 10:00 AM(IST), 04:30 AM(GMT) / 10:00 AM(Local)
1st Test, Eng vs SL at Galle
27-31 Mar 2020, 10:00 AM(IST), 04:30 AM(GMT) / 10:00 AM(Local)
2nd Test, Eng vs SL at Colombo
England vs Srilanka, 2020
Well, in the last match SL beat the world champion England by 20 runs in the ICC world cup in England. After the world cup, this is the first time When the English team is going to visit Srilanka. According to the above schedule of the Srilanka vs England tour, the English team will have a Short tour to Srilanka just for two tests matches this test series will be the part of the ongoing Test Championship.
Lankan side will have the great opportunity to win this test series at their soil to earn some points and get a hike in the points table of the test championship. As per the above detail schedule, the test series will commence on 19 Mar 2020 at Galle International Stadium, Galle.
Test series will get concluded on 27-31 Mar 2020 at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo with the second and last test.
Previous & Upcoming Tours of both Teams:-
When the last time England cricket team came to Srilanka in 2018 for the 5 ODIs, 3 Tests and a T20 match and the English player completely dominated the Lankan side and won in all three formats. First, they beat SL in ODIs by 3-1. Then in the t20 and then in test matches, they clean sweep the hosting country.
Previously 2020, the Lankan side went to India for the 3 T20 matches where they lost 2 matches while 1st match of the series remains unplayed without a ball bowled. After coming from India, the Lankan side will move on to Zimbabwe for 2 test matches series.
While Eng team was previously busy with the proteas for (4 tests, 3 ODIs, and 3 T20s). After competing with the African team English team will move on to Srilanka for two tests.
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Teams & Squads:-
England:- have not announced yet
Srilanka:- have not announced yet
England vs Srilanka Head to Head:-
The first match between both teams was played in 1982 at Colombo in a test match, which was won by the English team by 7 wickets. Till now 34 test matches have been played by both the teams against each other where the English team dominates the SL by winning 15 matches.
The first ODI was also played in 1982 Colombo between both teams in which Eng beat Sl by 5 runs. So far both teams have played 74 ODI matches against each other with the 50% winning percentage.
As the t20 cricket format was not popular in the past era that’s why very few t20 matches have been played between Eng & SL. Only 9 times both teams faced each other in the shortest format of cricket where both teams gave a tough fight to each other. Head to Head record Statistics are given below of both team about all 3 formats:-
Total number of ODI matches played 74:-
England won:- 36
SL won:- 35
No Results:- 02
Total number of Test matches played 34:-
England won:- 15
SL won:- 08
Total number of T20 matches played 09-
England won:- 05
SL won:- 04
No Results:- 00