PCB makes contact with Sri Lanka with a view to moving Test series to Pakistan

PCB makes contact with Sri Lanka with a view to moving Test series to Pakistan
Sri Lanka's Sadeera Samarawickrama plays a shot during their third day at Second Test cricket match against Pakistan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Managing Director Wasim Khan has reached Sri Lankan cricket board’s authorities in an offer to persuade them to move their year’s end Test arrangement from the UAE to Pakistan.

The PCB MD, as indicated by all around educated sources inside the board, has requested that Sri Lankan authorities send to Pakistan its appointment which would then be able to be advised with respect to security plans and game plans.

The welcome was purportedly reached out on the sideline of a gathering of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in Singapore today.

It is relevant to make reference to here that while Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has arranged universal matches in Pakistan over the previous year or something like that, they have all been in constrained overs position. In the event that the board’s most recent suggestion works out as intended, it could see the arrival of Test cricket to the nation.

Last December, the PCB was granted the facilitating rights to the 2020 Asia Cup — an affirmation of which occurred in the gathering today.

It is trusted that by persuading Sri Lanka to visit Pakistan for the Test arrangement and by organizing the 2020 Pakistan Super League on its home soil totally, the PCB would have laid the foundation to likewise have the Asia Cup in Pakistan.

In the interim, cricket has been acknowledged as another section in the Asian Games. The Games’ 2022 version will highlight the bat-and-ball sport, with the ACC managing the procedure and specialized courses of action.


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