The Sri Lankan cricket team has decided to play a series of ODIs and Twenty20 International matches in Pakistan next month.
Sri Lanka and Pakistan have also been scheduled for matches. According to the schedule, 3 ODIs will be played in Karachi while Lahore will host T20 matches. Sri Lanka team arrives in Karachi on September 25.
The 3 ODIs will be played at the National Stadium Karachi on 27, 29 September and 2 October. While others 3 T20 matches will be held on 5, 7 and 9 October at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore.
Where will the test series held between Pakistan & Srilanka?
The cricket boards of Pakistan (PCB) and Sri Lanka have agreed to play the Test series in December. Although both the cricket boards have not announced whether the test series will be in Pakistan or the United Arab Emirates. But the Pakistan Cricket Board is optimistic that the successful launch of the ODI and T20 series will help the Test series to take place in Pakistan.
The Pakistan Cricket Board has been trying to persuade Sri Lanka to play at least one of the 2 Test matches in Pakistan. Sri Lankan Minister of Sports Fernando announced at a press conference yesterday that the Sri Lankan team will play a one-day series in Pakistan.