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England 2011 schedule revealed

NatWest International T20

The ECB have announced the international fixture schedule for 2011 summer tours by Sri Lanka and India.

England begin the international season by taking on Sri Lanka in three npower Tests, followed by a NatWest International T20 and five NatWest Series one-day internationals.

India then take on their hosts in a four-match npower Test series ahead of a NatWest International T20 and a five-match NatWest Series between the two countries.

England v Sri Lanka

May 26-30: 1st npower Test v Sri Lanka, Cardiff
June 3-7: 2nd npower Test v Sri Lanka, Lord’s
June 16-20: 3rd npower Test v Sri Lanka, Rose Bowl

June 25: NatWest International T20 v Sri Lanka, Bristol

June 28: 1st NatWest Series ODI v Sri Lanka, Kia Oval
July 1: 2nd NatWest Series ODI v Sri Lanka, Headingley Carnegie
July 3: 3rd NatWest Series ODI v Sri Lanka, Lord's
July 6: 4th NatWest Series ODI v Sri Lanka, Trent Bridge
July 9: 5th NatWest Series ODI v Sri Lanka, Old Trafford

England v India

July 21-25: 1st npower Test v India, Lord’s
July 29-Aug 2: 2nd npower Test v India, Trent Bridge
Aug 10-14: 3rd npower Test v India, Edgbaston
Aug 18-22: 4th npower Test v India, Kia Oval

Aug 31: NatWest International T20 v India, Old Trafford

Sept 3: 1st NatWest Series ODI v India, Emirates Durham ICG
Sept 6: 2nd NatWest Series ODI v India, Rose Bowl
Sept 9: 3rd NatWest Series ODI v India, Kia Oval
Sept 11: 4th NatWest Series ODI v India, Lord's
Sept 16: 5th NatWest Series ODI v India, SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff

Further details of tour matches for Sri Lanka and India will be released in due course.