Sri Lanka Leave For Pakistan Tour, Captain Says Team Satisfied With Security Arrangements


Colombo: The Sri Lankan team has expressed confidence over the security arrangement for them in Pakistan ahead of the One-day Internationals and as many T20I, starting on September 27.

“I have been there before. I am satisfied with the security arranged for us and I am happy to lead my team to Pakistan. We hope to give a good fight to our very strong hosts,”  Sri Lanka T20 International captain Dasun Shanaka.

In 2009, a touring Sri Lankan side was attacked in Lahore. Most of the international teams have refused to tour Pakistan since then.

As per reports, Sri Lanka will play 3 ODIs and as many T20Is in Pakistan between September 27 and October 9. The team took blessings of saffron-robed Buddhist monks before leaving from Colombo.

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