The West Indies cricket team led by Jason Holder arrived at Hotel Taj Samudra in Colombo on Thursday for a 44-day tour which comprises two Tests, three One-Day Internationals and two T20 Internationals.

West Indies open their tour on October 8 with a three-day practice match against a Sri Lanka Board President’s XI at the SSC before moving to the first Test against Sri Lanka at Galle from October 14.