England Lions to play New Road

England Lions to play New Road

England Lions to play New Road

First published in Sport

THE England and Wales Cricket Board have announced that England Lions will host New Zealand 'A' and Sri Lanka 'A' in two one-day internationals at Worcestershire’s New Road ground in August.

The matches are part of a triangular series between the countries later this summer.

Sri Lanka 'A' will also take on the Unicorns, Durham, 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 5 to Tuesday, August 12.

New Road will host England Lions’ games against Sri Lanka ‘A’ on Monday, August 11 and the clash with New Zealand ‘A’ on Tuesday, August 12.

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