Sri Lanka's Tour of Pakistan Hangs in Balance

No Test-playing nation has toured Pakistan since March, 2009 when militants attacked the Sri Lankan team in Lahore in which six Pakistani policemen and a van driver were killed while some of the visiting players also wounded.

updated: May 25, 2014 16:39 IST
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Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has already sent an official invitation to the Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) for a short series but the probability of the tour taking place is 50-50 chance.

"The chances that Sri Lankan board will accept our invitation is 50-50 to be honest. Because we know some of their leading players have reservations over playing in Pakistan at this time.

"But the way we look at it even if they are willing to come for one match we will host them as it will be a breakthrough for us," a senior official of the board told PTI.

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