December 1, 1999

Sri Lanka to start Pakistan tour on Feb 6, 2000

Lahore, Nov 30: The Sri Lankan cricket team will visit Pakistan on a 40-day tour starting from Feb 6, 2000 to play series of three Tests and an equal number of One-day Internationals.

Apart from the international matches, the visitors will also play two practice one-day ties and one three-day game during their trip, which ends on March 18.

After the conclusion of the three one-day series on Feb 19 at the Qadhafi Stadium, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will begin the Test series with the opener at the Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi from Feb 26 to March 1.

Sri Lanka's itinerary:

Feb 6: Arrival.

Feb 8: One-day practice match at National Stadium, Karachi.

Feb 10: One-day practice match at UBL Sports Complex, Karachi.

Feb 13: 1st One-day International at National Stadium, Karachi.

Feb 16: Second One-day International at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad.

Feb 19: Third One-day International at Qadhafi Stadium, Lahore.

Feb 21-23: Three-day game at KRL Stadium, Rawalpindi.

Feb 26-March 1: First Test at Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi.

March 5-9: Second Test at Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar.

March 13-17: Third Test at National Stadium, Karachi.

March 18: Departure.