COLOMBO: Sri Lanka will take a trip to South Africa in December to play a two-Test series, a local media report stated on Sunday, marking their return to global cricket after a 10-month gap due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Considering that hosting West Indies for a limited-overs series in February, Sri Lanka cricketers have seen a variety of components, including Test matches versus England and a limited-overs series against India, delayed because of the pandemic.
The team under Dimuth Karunaratne will play a two-Test series start on December 26, though places have actually not been finalised yet, the Island paper reported pricing quote Sri Lanka Cricket authorities.
The very first match is set be played in Durban or Port Elizabeth, with Cape Town the most likely location for the New Year Test.
Sri Lanka last explored South Africa in 2019, becoming the very first Asian group to win a Test series there.
The majority of Karunaratne’s colleagues will be seen in action in the Lanka Premier League Twenty20 competitors starting on November 21.
Former South African skipper Faf du Plessis and colleague David Miller are amongst the abroad players set to appear in the five-team tournament.