Ireland and Netherlands feature in World Cup warm ups
Thu, Aug 19, 2010 10:22 AM
Ireland and Netherlands will both be involved in the warm-up match schedule for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.
Both teams will travel to the sub-continent to play in two games each Ireland will face New Zealand on 12 February and Zimbabwe on 15 February both in Nagpur. Whilst the Netherlands will face hosts Sri Lanka on 12 February and Kenya on 15 February in Pallekele.
It will be a great opportunity for the two Associate countries to be involved in the pre- tournament warm up matches, as in line with previous ICC events none of these matches will carry official ODI status.
Please see the schedule of warm-up matches:
Saturday 12 Feb – New Zealand v Ireland (d/n), Nagpur
Saturday 12 Feb – Zimbabwe v South Africa (d/n), Chennai
Saturday 12 Feb – West Indies v Kenya (d), Colombo
Saturday 12 Feb – Sri Lanka v the Netherlands (d), Pallekele
Saturday 12 Feb – Bangladesh v Canada (d/n), Chittagong
Sunday 13 Feb – India v Australia (d/n), Bengaluru
Tuesday 15 Feb – Australia v South Africa (d/n), Bengaluru
Tuesday 15 Feb – Ireland v Zimbabwe (d), Nagpur
Tuesday 15 Feb – Kenya v the Netherlands (d), Pallekele
Tuesday 15 Feb – Bangladesh v Pakistan (d/n), Dhaka
Wednesday 16 Feb – India v New Zealand (d/n), Chennai
Wednesday 16 Feb – Sri Lanka v West Indies (d), Colombo
Wednesday 16 Feb – England v Canada (d), Dhaka
Friday 18 Feb – England v Pakistan (d/n), Dhaka