Island Cricket

Friday, March 28, 2008

Sri Lanka's tour game scrapped due to flight problems

Cricinfo: Sri Lanka will have no practice game ahead of the second Test in Port of Spain from April 3 after the cancellation of their scheduled fixture against West Indies A in Tobago. The match was to be a three-day affair, starting on March 29, but the West Indies board said "flight problems" had led to it being scrapped. The visitors will instead practice in the nets at Tobago's Shaw Park.

Sri Lanka lead the two-match series 1-0 after securing their first Test win in the West Indies at the Providence Stadium in Guyana on Wednesday. It has been a disrupted trip for Sri Lanka after heavy rain led to the tourists' opening practice game, against a Guyana President's Select XI, being shifted from Bourda to the Providence Stadium.


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