India Sri Lanka Bangladesh Tri Series 2018 Schedule

By | February 24, 2018

The tri series between India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will be played from March 6 to March 18, 2018. All the matches will be Twenty 20 Internationals. This series will be played in Sri Lanka In this article, we will provide you complete schedule of India Sri Lanka Bangladesh Tri Series 2018.

Nidahas Trophy 2018

Nidhas Trophy was named after Singer Akai Nidahas. After a long time, this tournament will be played again. It will be played to celebrate 7oth year of Independence for Sri Lanka. Unlike previous edition, it will be played between India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. This tournament will be played in 20-overs format. Each will get a chance to face every other team two times in qualifier matches. All matches will be played in round robin fashion. Cricket Boards soon will announce the teams for Nidahas Trophy.

India Sri Lanka Bangladesh Tri Series 2018

India Sri Lanka Bangladesh Tri Series 2018

Schedule of India Sri Lanka Bangladesh Tri Series 2018

Each team will get a chance to play 4 qualifier matches. There will be a total number of 6 qualifier matches.

MATCH#
Date
Day of Week
Team A v Team B
Timings
Venue of match
1st T20 International
March 06,
2018
Tuesday
SL vs IND
7 PM Indian Standard Time
R Premdasa Stadium, Colombo
2nd T20 International
March 08,
2018
Thursday
IND vs BAN
7 PM Indian Standard Time
R Premdasa Stadium, Colombo
3rd T20 International
March 10,
2018
Saturday
SL vs BAN
7 PM Indian Standard Time
R Premdasa Stadium, Colombo
4th T20 International
March 12,
2018
Monday
SL vs IND
7 PM Indian Standard Time
R Premdasa Stadium, Colombo
5th T20 International
March 14,
2018
Wednesday
IND vs BAN
7 PM Indian Standard Time
R Premdasa Stadium, Colombo
6th T20 International
March 16,
2018
Friday
SL vs BAN
7 PM Indian Standard Time
R Premdasa Stadium, Colombo
FINAL MATCH
March 18,
2018
Sunday
Team A v Team B
7 PM Indian Standard Time
R Premdasa Stadium, Colombo

The final match will be played between teams having first two positions in points table. If any two teams have same points after 6 matches, then, the team with more NRR (Net run rate) will be given priority.

When was the Nidahas Trophy played last time ?

The previous Nidahas Trophy was played in 1998 to celebrate 50 years of Independence of Sri Lanka. The tournament was played between India, Sri Lanka and New Zealand. It was played from 19th of June to 7th of July. This was the first Nidahas Trophy and too played in Sri Lanka. All the matches were played in 50-over format. ALl the matched were played in round robin fashion and each team get to play every other team three times in qualifier matches.

India won the Nidahas Trophy 1998 beating hosts by 6 runs. Indian Team was led by Mohammad Azharuddin. Sachin Tendulkar became the Player of the final match played between India and Sri Lanka. Opener batsmen Aravindra de Silva from Sri Lanka became the Player of the series.

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