With none other than Sri Lanka’s very own Kumar Sangakkara, the first non-British MCC President leading the team, all cricket lovers can look forward to a series of wonderful events in Sri Lanka when exciting young talent challenge the County Champions.
So, make a date with the Galle International Stadium in Sri Lanka the happening place of the 2020 Champion County Match! County Champions, Essex will defend their title playing against Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) with the match scheduled to begin on March 24th, 2020.
The annual fixture is a traditional curtain-raiser for the start of the new English domestic season which dates back to 1970. It will see an MCC side, usually comprised of other county professionals; take on the holders of the County Championship.
While Sri Lanka is privileged to host this historic event, it will be a wonderful line up of exciting events as England too will be in the country at this time.