Pakistan vs Sari Lanka series| SLC Board give go ahead with Pak tour
Mohan de Silva Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary disclosed that they received the green signal from the defense ministry and Sri Lanka Cricket team and leave for Pakistan on Tuesday.
“We have the green light from the defense ministry,” Mohan de Silva told AFP.
A possible terror attack report last week was referred to for investigation to the defense ministry.
In March 2009 the Sri Lanka Cricket team was targeted during a Test match in Lahore Pakistan. When a gunman attacked their bus with six players injured and six policemen, two civilians were killed.
In October 2017 Sri Lanka Cricket came to Lahore for on T20 match against Pakistan, after the incident, many international teams refused to visit to South Asian countries.
Mohan de Silva stated “the tour is on as we planned” I myself and our office bearers will also be accompanying the team.”
In a statement from ICC, we are exceptionally thankful to Sri Lanka Cricket President Mr Shammi Silva, his board and players for reacting emphatically to our solicitation to play coordinates in Pakistan. The PCB anticipates respecting the Sri Lanka cricket crew and guarantee them that they will be too cared for as some other global sides of the past.AliExpress.com Product – Men’s Multi Pocket Sweat Pants 2 in 1 Joggers Men Track Pants Streetwear Built-in Pocket Zipper Sports Trousers Fitness Bottoms
On Pakistan side
With this series ahead, Pakistan will have its longest mutual arrangement in 10 years. The National Stadium in Karachi will have the ODIs, while the T20Is will be held at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. These will be the first ODIs to happen in Pakistan since Zimbabwe visited for a three-Match ODI series in 2015.
Ehsan Mani Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board emphasis his confidence in Sri Lanka on hosting the series as planned and refuse to shift the series to a neutral place. Pakistan in such uncertainty continued to prepare their player for the series and naming 20 players for the series in the captaincy of Sarfaraz Ahmad.