ECB announce England Lions triangular One-Day series

ECB announce England Lions triangular One-Day series

Durham and England Lions Mark Wood

Sri Lankan Summer at Emirates Durham

Durham CCC are delighted to announce an additional fixture to the 2014 fixtures as the touring Sri Lankan A side will face Durham in a tour match at Emirates Durham ICG on Sunday 20th July 2014.

The Sri Lankan A side will be using the one day practice ahead of their triangular one day series against New Zealand A and the hosting England Lions.

The England Lions squad which includes Durham pace-man Mark Wood is currently touring Sri Lanka and Mark will be looking to be in the Durham side to face the Sri Lankans back at Emirates Durham ICG this summer.

This won’t be the only time the Sri Lankans will be in action at Emirates Durham ICG as the full Sri Lanka side will face England at Emirates Durham ICG on 25th May.

As Englands only International at Durham in 2014 this will be your only chance to see some of the world’s best in action, including Durhams big hitting Ben Stokes in an England shirt. Sri Lanka boast some of the finest limited overs cricketers in the world and this is your chance to see them live!

Tickets for this Royal London One Day International are still available and to make sure you don’t miss out simply click on the following link. England v Sri Lanka RLODI


Sri Lanka ‘A’  will also take on the Unicorns, Yorkshire, Glamorgan and Hampshire as part of their tour while New Zealand ‘A’ will play Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Kent and Surrey as part of their programme.

Somerset CCC, Gloucestershire CCC and Worcestershire CCC will host the matches in the triangular series which will be played over a week-long period from Tuesday August 5th to Tuesday August 12th.

Further details of the competition can be found on the relevant host County websites.

Sri Lanka A to UK 2014:

Fri 18 July            1-day v Unicorns               South Northumberland CC
Sun 20 July          1-day v Durham                Emirates Durham ICG
Thu 31 July          1-day v Yorkshire             Headingley
Sat 2 Aug*           1-day v Glamorgan          SWALEC Stadium

New Zealand A to UK 2014:
Thu 31 July                          1-day v Northamptonshire           Northampton
Sat 2 Aug*                           1-day v Warwickshire                     Edgbaston

Mon 25-Wed 27 Aug       3-day v Kent            Canterbury
Sun 31 Aug –Tue 2 Sep  3-day v Surrey         Kia Oval

ODI format Tri Series:         

Tue 5 Aug            SL A v NZ A        Taunton
Wed 6 Aug           Lions v SL A        Taunton
Fri 8 Aug              Lions v NZ A       Bristol
Sat 9 Aug             SL A v NZ A        Bristol                
Mon 11 Aug          Lions v SL A        Worcester
Tue 12 Aug          Lions v NZ A       Worcester                                               

Thu 14 Aug          1-day v Hampshire          Ageas Bowl

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