Press Esc to close
Wednesday 26 July 2017
News updated at 9:57 PM IST

India to play tri-series in West Indies next June

St. Johns (Antigua), IANS/ CMC: 22:39 IST
The West Indies and Sri Lanka will renew their rivalry when they face each other in a limited overs tri-nation series next year, that also involves powerhouse India.

The tournament, which runs from June 28 to July 11, will be hosted in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.

The West Indies were originally scheduled to host Sri Lanka in two Tests, three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 internationals but the tour has now been deferred to allow players from both teams to participate in the Indian Premier League.

While the Tests have been put back, the one-dayers will be absorbed in the tri-nation series.

The West Indies will open the tournament with a clash with India at Sabina Park on June 28 and two days later face Sri Lanka, who they beat in the final of the World Twenty20 Championship last October.

Three matches will be played at Sabina Park while four matches, including the final, will be staged at Queen’s Park Oval.

The final will be contested by the two teams with the most points after the six preliminary round matches.

For the West Indies, the Tri-Nations is part of a busy 2013 schedule which also sees Zimbabwe touring the Caribbean for two Tests, three ODIs and two Twenty20s, and Pakistan arriving for a limited overs series.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar coming out of Raj Bhawan after meeting Governor KN Tripathi...

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar coming out of Raj Bhawan after meeting Governor KN Tripathi...

India's Cheteshwar Pujara, left, and Shikhar Dhawan cheer each others during the first day's play...

India's Cheteshwar Pujara, left, and Shikhar Dhawan cheer each others during the first day's play...

Army officers pay homage at the Dras War Memorial on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, in Dras...

Army officers pay homage at the Dras War Memorial on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, in Dras...

Indian Women's Cricket team poses for a group photo during a press conference in Mumbai...

Indian Women's Cricket team poses for a group photo during a press conference in Mumbai...

Actor Akshay Kumar at a function organised to celebrate Kargil War Victory Day at Yashwantrao...

Actor Akshay Kumar at a function organised to celebrate Kargil War Victory Day at Yashwantrao...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates five sand sculptures of A P J Abdul Kalam at Puri beach...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates five sand sculptures of A P J Abdul Kalam at Puri beach...

Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India and Rajiv Kumar, Corporate Vice President...

Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India and Rajiv Kumar, Corporate Vice President...

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda is seen ploughing his field, in Ranchi on Wednesday...

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda is seen ploughing his field, in Ranchi on Wednesday...

Children move to safer place from a flooded village at Thiba in Birbhum district of West-Bengal...

Children move to safer place from a flooded village at Thiba in Birbhum district of West-Bengal...

Water level rise above danger level in Sipu dam after heavy rains in Deesa on Wednesday...

Water level rise above danger level in Sipu dam after heavy rains in Deesa on Wednesday...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.