Sri Lanka Cricket Board turns down invitation to play T20 in Lahore.


PCB Chairman, Shaharyar Khan confirmed that after the suicide bomb attack in Lahore earlier this week, the Sri Lankan cricket authorities has refused to send their team for the T20 matches.

The Sri Lankan cricket board has turned down an invitation from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to send its team to Lahore to play two T20 matches at the start of its home series in October.

He said he had been given assurance by the Sri Lankan cricket head that he would speak to his government and get clearance for the matches.

He said he was surprised at Sri Lankan’s refusal because of terror attacks happening everywhere in the world. and sports events are still going on.