Australia, New Zealand, England to meet in T20 series

BY AP • December 12, 2016

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) Australia and New Zealand will host England in a Twenty20 cricket tri-series following the 2017-18 Ashes test series in Australia.

Both countries will host round-robin matches in which each team plays the other two twice before a tournament final at Auckland's Eden Park on Feb. 21, 2018.

Australia and New Zealand will meet in the opening match at Sydney Cricket Ground on Feb. 3 and again at Eden Park on Feb. 16.

New Zealand and England will play matches at Wellington on Feb. 14 and Hamilton on Feb. 18, while Australia will host England at Hobart on Feb. 7 and Melbourne on Feb. 10.

The tri-series will replace the Chappell-Hadlee one-day series between New Zealand and Australia.

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