Fixtures for T20I tri-series in Sri Lanka involving India, Bangladesh revised; final to take place on 18 March

The fixtures for the T20I tri-series involving Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh have been revised, and the tournament will now be held from 6 to 18 March.

PTI, Jan,19 2018

New Delhi: The fixtures for the T20I tri-series involving Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh have been revised, and the tournament will now be held from 6 to 18 March.

To kick off the tournament, which will be played in celebration of Sri Lanka's 70th year of independence, India will once again take on the island nation in the opening match.

Representative photo. Getty Images

Representative photo. Getty Images

The event was to run from 8 to 20 March, as per the earlier schedule.

The tournament, to be called Nidahas Trophy, will follow a round-robin format with all the three teams playing each other twice, and the top two progressing to the final that will take place on 18 March.

All the matches will be played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

DSPORT, a sports TV channel by Discovery Communications, has acquired the exclusive India broadcast rights of the tournament.

Revised fixtures:

6 March: Sri Lanka vs India

8 March: Bangladesh VS India

10 March: Sri Lanka VS Bangladesh

12 March: India VS Sri Lanka

14 March: India VS Bangladesh

16 March: Bangladesh VS Sri Lanka

18 March: Final.

Published Date: Jan 19, 2018 | Updated Date: Jan 19, 2018




Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5313 121
2 South Africa 4484 115
3 Australia 4174 104
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 England 4829 99
6 Sri Lanka 4374 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 7594 122
2 South Africa 6911 117
3 England 6871 116
4 New Zealand 6550 115
5 Australia 6376 112
6 Pakistan 4877 96
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3272 126
2 Australia 2513 126
3 India 3770 122
4 New Zealand 3013 116
5 West Indies 2538 115
6 England 2402 114