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England Men's two-Test tour of Sri Lanka in March 2020 has been confirmed

England cricket team celebrate
England cricket team celebrate
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The two Test matches will form part of the ICC World Test Championship, and as such will each be worth 60 points.

The first Test will be played at the Galle International Stadium, the second in Colombo at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium.

Prior to the Test Series there will be two warm-up fixtures, a three-day full squad participation warm-up match and a four-day First-Class match. Both matches will be against the SLC Board President’s XI.

Joe Root's side currently sit fifth in the ICC World Test Championship table, on 56 points, after drawing the Specsavers Ashes series 2-2 this summer.

England tour of Sri Lanka 2020

Saturday 7 March-Monday 9 March: Three-day warm-up v SLC Board President's XI - Katunayake, CMCG

Thursday 12 March-Sunday 15 March: Four-day First-Class warm-up match v SLC Board President's XI - Colombo, P Sara Oval

Thursday 19 March-Monday 23 March: 1st Test v Sri Lanka - Galle, Galle International Stadium

Friday 27 March-Tuesday 31 March: 2nd Test v Sri Lanka - Colombo, R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium