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Sri Lankan cricket board’s security delegation to arrive Pakistan on Aug 6

Sri Lankan cricket board’s security delegation to arrive Pakistan on Aug 6
August 2, 2019
LAHORE (92 news) – A security delegation from the Sri Lankan cricket board will arrive in Pakistan on August 6. The security delegation will visit venues in Karachi and Lahore. The PCB has offered Sri Lanka to play two Test matches in Pakistan. The security delegation will travel to August 8 where they will be briefed about the security situation in the country. Pakistan and Sri Lanka are scheduled to play a series in October. Earlier, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that Sri Lanka Cricket Board has sent reassurance that their security team will be visiting Pakistan in August. The announcement was made on PCB’s official Twitter account. “The Sri Lanka cricket board has assured PCB of sending a security team. A delegation of the Sri Lankan cricket board will visit Pakistan in August. The finalised dates for the delegation’s arrival will be announced soon. A Test series between Sri Lanka and Pakistan is scheduled for October.” Earlier, Sri Lankan team will likely to play the two Tests in Pakistan, the reports said. The sources said that there is a likelihood that Sri Lanka could soon agree to send their team to play the two Tests in Pakistan, though nothing is official yet. The Test matches will be played in Karachi and Lahore. Reportedly, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is in talks with Sri Lanka to host them on home soil for a two-match Test series this year, as part of the ICC’s inaugural edition of World Test championship. Once the Sri Lankan Cricket Board gives its consent, then the PCB will announce the schedule of the two Tests. The inaugural ICC World Test Championship will begin in July this year with the final in June 2021. The championship will feature nine of the 12 Test playing nations, not including Afghanistan, Ireland and Zimbabwe.