PCB said, Pakistan will go on Sri Lanka tour

Karachi, May 14 (PTI) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has assured Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) that they will have no problem touring there for the two-Test series in July-August despite the current chaos in the country. Is.

The PCB official said, “We are always ready to support Sri Lanka Cricket, even in difficult times. We have no problem touring the country for the Test series.

The SLC is facing problems due to the current uncertain political and economic situation in the country and daily violent demonstrations are taking place on the streets of the country against the government.

Australia was supposed to tour Sri Lanka before Pakistan but Cricket Australia (CA) has said that they are monitoring the situation and will take a final call based on that.

On the other hand, the PCB official has said that Sri Lanka Cricket has to decide and Pakistan will listen to them.

Sri Lanka is facing the worst economic crisis ever, with only 12 hours of electricity supply to the local people while there is an acute shortage of fuel.

“We have a very strong relationship with the Sri Lankan Board, with both the countries always supporting each other in difficult situations,” the official said.

He said that Pakistan will not rule out playing the series in July-August.

“We will accept whatever decision the SLC thinks is best, whether it is playing in Sri Lanka or at a neutral venue,” the official said.

Pakistan had also played three One Day Internationals on the tour but the SLC urged the PCB not to play limited overs matches as they wanted to start the Lanka Premier League a week earlier.