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    One-day International: Australia v Sri Lanka

    Jan 11, 2013

    Australia takes on Sri Lanka in the first One-day International of the Commonwealth Bank Series.

    Event:                         Commonwealth Bank Series One-day International
    Teams:                        Australia v Sri Lanka
    Date:                           Friday January 11, 2013
    Start time:                   2.20pm

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    Gate opening times
    Gate 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 - Public/AFL members: 12.30pm
    Gate 2 - MCC members: 12.30pm

    Schedule of Play

    Innings 1 - 2.20pm - 5.50pm
    Break - 5.50pm - 6.35pm
    Innings 2 - 6.35pm - 10.05pm

    Car park opening time

    Gate 3 - 9.00am
    Gate 5 - 10.00am
    Gate 6 - 11.00am
    Gate 7 - 9.00am

    Expected attendance: 25,000-30,000