Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

‘A’ Team series with Pakistan confirmed for Oct - Nov


Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announced that Pakistan ‘A’ will visit the island to play two four-day and three 50-over matches against Sri Lanka ‘A’. The visitors will arrive in the country on October 21 with the entire tour to be conducted in a bio-bubble environmen­t.

The red-ball leg of the tour will be worked off in Kandy with two matches commencing on October 28 and November 4. The venue for the 50-over series commencing on October 10 is yet to be decided.

The announceme­nt is welcome news for players on the periphery of the national side who have had to endure a two-year wait between ‘A’ Team fixtures. (AD)

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