The Sri Lankan cricket team is scheduled to tour South Africa in 2019. The team will play two Tests, five ODIs and three T20Is beginning from 13th February. The series will come to a conclusion on 24th March 2019.
The tour will start off with the Test Series with both teams facing each at the Kingsmead Cricket Ground in Durban on 13th February 2019. From there, the teams will travel to Port Elizabeth to play the second and last Test match of the series from 21st February.
After the end of the Test series, the Sri Lankan team is scheduled to play a one-day match against South Africa Invitation XI at Willowmoore Park, Benoni on 28th February.
The ODI series will begin from 3rd March with the teams playing each other at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. From there the teams will travel to Centurion to play the second ODI on 6th March. The teams will then again travel to Durban to play the third ODI on 10th March 2018. The penultimate ODI of the series will be played at St. George’s Park, Port Elizabeth on 13th March. Cape Town’s Newlands Cricket Ground will host the fifth and final ODI on 16th March.
The T20I will begin in Cape Town with the first match being played on 19th March. The second T20 will be played at Centurion 22nd March. The series will conclude with the final T20 being played on 24th March at Johannesburg.
The Proteas will come into the series after winning the ODI series against Sri Lanka. But they failed to win the Test series and the one-off T20I against them and would like to avenge the defeat. They will host Pakistan and tour Australia before hosting the Sri Lankan team.
The Sri Lankan team would be looking forward to repeat their good performance against the South African team in the home series. The Lankans are scheduled to tour Australia and New Zealand before going heading to the African soil.