Jun 292017
 
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ISLAMABAD: With the security situation improving in the country, Pakistani cricket fans may soon have something to cheer for: the Sri Lankan cricket team is expected to tour here at the end of this year.

Talking to APP, a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official confirmed that the Sri Lankan cricket team is expected to tour Pakistan in November or December.

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

The official said that the Sri Lankan team would be playing ODIs and T20Is against Pakistan which would be staged only in Lahore.

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

The official added that a World XI team would also be touring Pakistan in September, which would include foreign players from Australia, West Indies, Sri Lanka and South Africa.

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