Island Cricket

Sunday, October 19, 2008

England tour crisis deepens - Lankan cricketers will not change their stance

Pramodya Wickremasinghe president of the Sri Lanka Cricket Players Association speaking to the Sunday Times states that changes to the tour itinerary is the only option that SLC has put forth thus far - that change however is not feasible as the next T20 World Cup begins on the 5th of June 2009. Pramodaya goes on to state that with the current situation the only available option is to play a 3 match ODI series between May 26 and June 5 2008.

The IPL tournament is scheduled to end on the 26th of May 2009

Posted by Hilal


Hilal said...

ENGLAND'S two-Test series against Sri Lanka next May will become the first big Test cricket casualty of the Indian Premier League's explosive growth.

Sri Lanka's tour of England will be cancelled because the 13 best Sri Lankan cricketers are contracted to play in the IPL.

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