Sri Lanka Cricket Board gives go ahead with Pakistan tour

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Sri Lanka Cricket Board gives go ahead with Pakistan tour

Colombo (Web Desk): Sri Lanka's cricket board has said that it will go ahead with its tour of Pakistan.


Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan de Silva said they received the all-clear from the defence ministry to leave for Pakistan on Tuesday.

"We have the green light from the defence ministry," de Silva told a foreign news agency.

Pakistan and Sri Lanka are scheduled to play three ODI matches at Karachi’s National Stadium on September 27, 29 and October 2. Three T20Is will take place at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium on October 5, 7 and 9.

Sri Lanka will host Pakistan for two World Test Championships in late December.