The two-match practice test series is being played between England and hosts South Africa. Its second match is being played in Colombo between Sri Lanka Board President XI and England, which ended the 2-day game. This practice match was to be played till March 15 and then the two-match Test series was to begin on March 19, but the series had to be canceled about a week before that.
Actually, the England team has decided to leave the tour in the middle due to Coronavirus (Covid 19). That is why the two-match Test series between England and Sri Lanka will not be played. At the same England team will soon leave for London. The players of England had first announced that they would not shake hands with any players and spectators or umpires during the match.
Due to this epidemic (Covid 19), many more sports including cricket are being held in the empty stadium. Even tournaments like the Indian Premier League (IPL) have to be postponed, while the Board of Control for Cricket in India has also decided to hold the last two matches of the ODI series between India and South Africa in an empty stadium.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has tweeted that it has been informed that the test series between Sri Lanka and England has been postponed due to Coronavirus. However, information about when this series will be held after this has not been revealed yet.