No practice match for Sri Lanka before first Test

21 December 2020 12:31 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


By Bipin Dani

The practice match between the Cricket South Africa Invitation XI and the visiting Sri Lankan team has been cancelled. 

"The three-day practice match which was scheduled to be played at Willowmoore Park, Benoni will not be played and Dimuth Karunratne's team will play only two tests matches on this tour",  a source close to the team management said from Pretoria.

"The team, which reached South Africa in the early hours on Saturday will begin its training in three different groups of seven players in each group from Monday till December 23." 

"They again will be tested for COVID-19 after three days and all players, if found coronavirus negative, will be able to train in a group",  the source further added. 

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