England tour of Sri Lanka postponed

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Cricket: England’s Test tour against Sri Lanka has been called off due to the growing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, but on the understanding that it will be rescheduled at a later date. The news came while England was midway through their final four-day warm-up match, ahead of the two-Test series which had been scheduled to get underway in Galle on March 19. Play continued for a few minutes after the announcement, before the players left the field at 3.40pm local time, midway through the Sri Lanka Board XI’s first innings.

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2020-Apr-01 | 12:04

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