Sri Lanka Girls to host West Indies for 3 ODIs and three T20Is in June

Recent off qualification for the Girls’s T20 World Cup, Sri Lanka will host West Indies for 3 ODIs and three T20Is from June 15-28.

For Sri Lanka, the tour will primarily function preparation for the T20 Asia Cup, additionally to be hosted in Sri Lanka, beginning July 20. It will likely be their second bilateral T20I sequence this 12 months, following their profitable tour of South Africa throughout March and April. They’re additionally set to tour Eire in August.

As for West Indies, they simply concluded a month-long tour of Pakistan the place they received each ODI and T20I sequence. As issues stand, this shall be their final aggressive video games earlier than the World Cup in October.

The final time these two sides squared off in a bilateral sequence was again in 2017, the place West Indies swept Sri Lanka throughout each T20Is and ODIs. West Indies have dominated Sri Lanka in T20Is with a head-to-head report of 18-14. In ODIs, the competition has been a lot nearer with West Indies successful 18 and Sri Lanka 14.

This tour although has the potential to be a way more intently fought affair, with Sri Lanka getting into on the again of historic sequence wins over the England, New Zealand and South Africa over the previous 12 months.

The ODI sequence shall be performed from June 15-21 in Galle and is a part of the ICC Girls’s Championship, which serves as a pathway to the 2025 ODI World Cup. West Indies are at present seventh on the Girls’s Championship factors desk and Sri Lanka eighth. High 4 groups, other than hosts India, will get a direct qualification.

The T20Is shall be held in Hambantota from June 24-28.

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