India’s tour of Sri Lanka formally postponed

Sri Lanka Cricket on Thursday (June 11) confirmed that India won’t tour the nation in June as per schedule to to play the three ODIs and three T20Is. The announcement, made through a media launch, formally established the inevitability of the postponement.

“The India Nationwide Group Tour of Sri Lanka, which was scheduled to happen throughout the month of June, 2020 won’t go forward, as scheduled,” said an SLC media launch.

“The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) knowledgeable Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) that because of the prevailing circumstances revolving round Covid – 19 pandemic, the cricket sequence, which included three ODIs and three T20I matches won’t be possible.”

Nevertheless, the tour hasn’t been totally referred to as off and the 2 boards – SLC and BCCI – stay dedicated to the FTP. They are going to now take a look at an alternate window for the limited-overs sequence. In accordance with stories in The Island, India might tour Sri Lanka in August supplied the federal government provides clearance.

“Though, BCCI stays dedicated to the FTP and in the direction of its fellow members, it must search the recommendation from Authorities of India and the well being regulatory authorities earlier than taking any resolution for the resumption of Cricket,” said BCCI in a communication despatched to SLC.”

With Bangladesh to Sri Lanka in July for the three-match Check sequence, SLC will hope the marquee sequence towards India is ultimately green-lighted. The BCCI-SLC understanding may lengthen to Sri Lanka probably internet hosting the Indian Premier League as effectively later this 12 months with Brijest Patel, the IPL Governing Council Chairman, even stating that BCCI stays open to this 12 months if wanted.


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