Jinnah International Airport Attacked: Ireland, Sri Lanka Tour to Pak Uncertain

PCB authorities have been quoted as saying that they got positive response from Ireland and Sri Lanka for tours to Pakistan. The terror attack at Jinnah International Airport though has cast a shadow on cricket in the country once again.

updated: June 11, 2014 15:50 IST
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Uncertainty looms over the planned tours by Ireland and Sri Lankan cricket teams to Pakistan this year following the terrorist attacks at the Karachi airport.

"We were going to sign an agreement with the Ireland cricket body on the sidelines of the ICC executive board meeting in Melbourne this month. They had agreed to come and play three one-day internationals in Lahore in September," a senior official of the board told PTI. (Also read: Gibbs, Oram refuse to play invitational T20 match in Karachi)

"We had also got positive vibes from Sri Lankan cricket authorities about the invitation we sent them last month to come and play a short one-day series anytime this year. But now, after this attack, it would be fair to say these projects appear very dim," the official added.

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