Pakistan to host Sri Lankan cricket team this year: PCB

Srinagar, Jun 29

The Pakistani cricket fans have something to cheer for as the Sri Lankan cricket team is expected to tour Pakistan at the end of this year, a media report said today.

Talking to Pakistan government’s news agency APP, a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official confirmed that the Sri Lankan cricket team is expected to tour Pakistan in November or December, the report said.

“Our Sri Lankan counterpart has expressed willingness in sending their team to Pakistan as the security situation is improving in the country,” he was quoted as saying.

He said Sri Lankan team would be playing ODIs and Twenty20s against Pakistan team which would be staged only in Lahore, the report added.

“The world had witnessed the type of security that was provided in the high-profile Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) final at Lahore. PSL final had proved a great breakthrough in reviving international cricket in Pakistan,” he said.

He said World XI team would also be touring Pakistan in September which also includes foreign players from Australia, West Indies, Sri Lanka and South Africa, the report said.

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