India-Sri Lanka ODI series venues announced

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Updated: Monday, October 27, 2014, 12:37 [IST]
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India-Sri Lanka series venues announced

Hyderabad, Oct 21: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today announced venues for India-Sri Lanka five-match ODI series, which begins on November 2.

BCCI's Working Committee met here on Tuesday and finalised the venues for the series, which was announced after West Indies pulled out abruptly last week.

"The venues for the 5 ODIs will be Cuttack, Hyderabad, Ranchi, Kolkata and Ahmedabad and the detailed itinerary will be announced shortly," BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said.

BCCI members appreciated Sri Lanka Cricket's (SLC) gesture to tour India at a short notice and on a reciprocal basis, will tour the Island nation in July/August 2015.

"The Members appreciated the gesture of Sri Lankan Cricket Board for having accepted our request to play 5 ODIs starting from 2nd of November 2014, at such a short notice. This tour is in lieu of their scheduled tour to India next year which will be reciprocated by India touring Sri Lanka in months of July/August 2015," he added.

Full Schedule (All matches day/night)

  • 2 November - 1st ODI - Cuttack
  • 6 November - 2nd ODI - Ahmedabad
  • 9 November - 3rd ODI - Hyderabad
  • 13 November - 4th ODI - Kolkata
  • 16 November - 5th ODI - Ranchi


Story first published:  Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 13:37 [IST]
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