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Sri Lanka Team to play Two T20s vs Oman

 MEDIA RELEASE

09th September 2021

Sri Lanka National Men’s T20 team will leave for Oman on the 03rd October2021 to take part in two T20 games vs Oman, ahead of its participation in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, which will be played in UAE and Oman from 17th October to 14th November, 2021.

The two games to be played on the 07th and 09th October will provide the Sri Lanka team more preparation ground for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

Following the two games against Oman, Sri Lanka will play in two ICC-organized World Cup warm-up games, on the 12th and 14th October 2021, before commencing its T20 World Cup Campaign.

We are looking to play many games as possible leading into the World Cup in similar conditions the team will experience in the UAE. The games against Oman and the 2 ICC practice games will allow us this opportunity,” said Mr. Ashley de Silva, CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket 

Sri Lanka will start its T20 World Cup campaign, playing against Namibia, on the 18th October 2021, at the Sheika Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi, and will play Ireland on the same venue on the 20th October. 

The game against the Netherlands will be played on the 22nd of October at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

The schedule

DATEMATCHACTIVITYVENUE
07th October 2021Sri Lanka vs OmanT20 – Warm UpTBC
09th October  2021Sri Lanka vs OmanT20 – Warm UpTBC

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 – Round 1

DATEMATCHACTIVITYVENUE
12th October  2021T20Warm UpTBC
14th October  2021T20Warm UpTBC
18th October 2021Sri Lanka vs NamibiaT20ISheika Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
20th October 2021Sri Lanka vs IrelandT20ISheika Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
22nd October  2021Sri Lanka vs NetherlandsT20ISharjah Cricket Stadium
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