India will play a One-day tri-series in Zimbabwe during May-June that will involve Sri Lanka as the third team, it was announced by the Indian cricket board here on Friday.

The tri-series will start on May 28 with India taking on Zimbabwe in Bulawayo. The final is scheduled on June 9 in Harare. India will stay back for two Twenty20 matches — on June 12 and 13 in Harare, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced.

India replaced New Zealand, which pulled out citing security issues. India last toured Zimbabwe for two Tests and a One-day tri-series, involving New Zealand in 2005.

The schedule:

May 28: Zimbabwe v India, Bulawayo

May 30: India v Sri Lanka, Bulawayo

June 1: Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, Bulawayo

June 3: Zimbabwe v India, Harare

June 5: India v Sri Lanka, Harare

June 7: Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, Harare

June 9: Final, Harare

June 12: Zimbabwe v India, 1st Twenty20, Harare

June 13: Zimbabwe v India, 2nd Twenty20, Harare

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