BCCI to decide on Lanka tour venues on Sept 6

Published: Saturday, August 27, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Mumbai:The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is to finalise the dates and venues of next month's home one-day international series against Sri Lanka on September six.

"The Tours Programmes and Fixtures Commitee is to meet in Mumbai on September six to finalise the Sri Lanka series itinerary," a board source said today.The cricket board allots venues on a national rotation formula and its sub-committee is expected to adhere to it while finalising the venues.

The Lankans are scheduled to split their full tour,comprising Tests and One-Day Internationals, into two halves and would play the best-of-seven limited over international series against India from October 25 to November 12.

India are then slated to play the three-Test series against the Emerald Islanders between December one and 22 after being involved in a five-match ODI series at home against South Africa from November 17-29.

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