After their 3-0 loss against the South Africa, Sri Lanka will host England for a series of 3 ODI and 3 T20I for which the fixture dates have been announced.
England team, who are currently touring India, will arrive in Sri Lanka on 10th March. The visitors will start the tour by playing a practice match on 13th March in Colombo.
The first two ODIs will be played at MRICS – Suriyawewa on 16th and 18th March while MCG – FTZ – Katunayake will host the final ODI on 21st March.
Colombo will host 3 T20Is as first two matches will be played at Colts on 24th and 26th March whereas the final T20I will be played at SSC on 28th March.
The ODIs will start at 9.50 am and the T20Is will begin at 10 am (local time).
England’s previous tour to Sri Lanka was in 2016 when the guests completed a 4-0 clean sweep against the hosts.
The ODIs will be the part of the ICC Women’s Championship 2017-2020 and will be worth 6 points. England are currently 7th out of 8 teams with 10 points whereas the hosts Sri Lanka occupy the last spot with only 2 points. Both teams will be desperate to improve their rankings to secure direct qualification for 2021 World Cup.