South Africa team begins third tour of Sri Lanka today

South Africa Cricket Team

Sri Lanka Cricket  announced, that South Africa team will arrive today (Monday) in Sri Lanka on a five ODI & three T20 match tour to be played from July 20 onwards.

The world famous Proteas will go all out to beat the Lions in their homeland and it will be explosive cricket all around in the next few weeks.

This is their third tour of Sri Lanka.  South Africa team’s first visit  to Sri Lanka was  in 1993 under the captaincy of Kepler Wessels.. Proteas will play in Colombo, Kandy and move on to Hambantota for the final two T20 matches on this tour. the full schedule is attached herewith.Tthis will be the first instant the Sri Lankan heroes will play the match under the sponsorship of their new team sponsor Dialog Axiata PLC who signed a three-year deal  recently.

While MAS is the  National team clothing sponsor,  Ten Sports who have signed as the international television and broadcasting sponsor will take this tour to billions of viewers worldwide. CSN will be the local TV partner and SLBC will be the local radio broadcast partner for this tour. Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo will be the host hotel for both teams, while Mahaveli Reach will be the host hotel in Kandy.

In Hambantota the Sri Lankan team will stay at the newly built Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort and the South African team will be at Peacock Beach Hotel, Hambantota.

Tickets are being sold at at SLC and at the grounds. Tickets can be bought online at

Courtesy: Government News Portal