England arrive in Sri Lanka for ODI series in preparation for World Cup
Colombo: England touched down in Sri Lanka late on Sunday night ahead of their seven-match one-day international series in preparation for the World Cup.
Their first match on the tour will be against Sri Lanka A at the SSC in Colombo on Friday before they face the same opposition on Sunday in another warm-up match.
The seven-match ODI series will begin in Colombo on Wednesday Nov 26, with the first two games taking place at the Premadasa Stadium.
The Premadasa Stadium will also host game No 4 and No 7 of the series with the third game being played in Hambantota and games five and six in Pallekele.
Sri Lanka will be looking to bounce back from their 5-0 series whitewash in India.
Ravi Bopara and James Taylor both tweeted pictures while on board their long-haul flight to the sub-continent.
After the Sri Lanka tour, England head to Australia in January for a tri-series which also includes India to complete their preparations for the World Cup.
Their first Pool A match will be against co-hosts Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 14.