Sri Lanka to host Pakistan for two-Test, three-ODI series in August

Pakistan are expected to reach Sri Lanka by the end of July. The dates of the tour are yet to be decided by the boards.

updated: April 12, 2014 16:47 IST
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Karachi: Deprived of cricket at home due to security concerns, Pakistan have something to look forward to outside their turf after striking a deal with Sri Lanka for an away series on the sidelines of the ICC meet in Dubai.

The tour dates are yet to be decided by the respective boards but the Pakistan team are expected to travel to Sri Lanka at the end of July.

The series will kick off a busy season for Pakistan with a full Australia series and matches against New Zealand in the UAE come October.

For Sri Lanka though, the tour will be the third in quick succession, following a trip to England and the home series against South Africa.

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