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Pakistan to host Sri Lanka in limited-overs series

Karachi, Aug 23 - Sri Lanka will play three one-day internationals in Karachi and as many T20Is in Lahore between September 27 and October 9, a statement from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said. A

By Sahir Usman August 23, 2019 • 21:55 PM View: 1346

"The PCB looks forward to welcoming the Sri Lanka cricket team and assure them that they will be as well looked after as any other international sides of the past."

SLC President Shammi Silva said: "The PCB and SLC have a long history of cricket relationship and friendship, and this decision only strengthens that bonding. The SLC is committed to playing its role in the promotion of cricket and looks forward to visiting Karachi and Lahore for three ODIs and three T20Is.

"The SLC security experts had visited the two cities earlier this month and had given a positive report, which made our job of decision-making easy.

"The safety and security of its players is the responsibility of the SLC, which it takes very seriously. If there had been any doubts, the SLC would not have gone ahead with this arrangement that we envisage will improve the players' confidence and trust level and will also be critical when we start discussions on the schedule of the Test matches."


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