Monday, 16 October 2017 - 13:51
Sri Lanka team will play in Pakistan – PCB chief



Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi has said that Sri Lanka team would play the third T20 International against Pakistan at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore on 29th of October as scheduled.

Talking to journalists on his arrival at the Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport from New Zealand on early today (16) after attending the ICC meeting, Najam Sethi said that the chief of Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed it.

Sethi also said that he has asked the concerned authorities to make arrangements for the third T20 between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Gaddafi Stadium.

Sri Lanka Cricket team’s support staff agree to tour Pakistan

Meanwhile, a report appeared on “Cricbuzz” says that Sri Lanka Cricket Team’s support staff including Manager Asanka Gurusinha has informed their willingness to travel to Pakistan.

It said they have conveyed their consent after the Pakistani coach Mickey Arthur spoke to them.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has expressed satisfaction with security arrangements and will send a match referee and an anti-corruption official.

The Pakistan Cricket Board has assured the team security similar to that of Heads of State. SLC said that they understood the players' concern but will conduct their own security assessment.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Cricket is yet to announce its response to a letter submitted by 40 contracted players, urging the SLC to shift the match from Pakistan to another location.

The SLC will discuss this at its EXCO meeting today.

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