Sri Lanka Cricket Security Delegation To Visit Pakistan

Updated: 05 August 2019 15:13 IST

Pakistan is scheduled to host Sri Lanka for a two-Test series in October, which will be part of the World Test Championship.

Sri Lanka Cricket Security Delegation To Visit Pakistan
The SLC security delegation will visit National Stadium in Karachi and Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. © AFP

A four-member high-powered Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) security delegation will visit Pakistan from August 6-9 to inspect and discuss matters relating to security ahead of their cricket team's tour of Pakistan. Pakistan is scheduled to host Sri Lanka for a two-Test series in October, which will be part of the World Test Championship. The delegation will be led by the SLC secretary, Mohan de Silva, and will also include chief security advisor, Air Chief Marshall Roshan Goonetileke, SLC's head of international cricket, Chandima Mapatuna, and the SLC assistant manager anti-corruption and security, Mudiyanselage Palitha Seneviratne.

The SLC security delegation will visit National Stadium in Karachi and Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on August 7 and 8 respectively, and will also meet and receive security briefings and presentations from the local law enforcing agencies and experts.

Discussions on the series schedule will commence after the SLC security delegation have submitted their inspection report to the SLC management.

In September and October, top managements of Cricket Australia and England and Wales Cricket Board are also scheduled to visit Pakistan to begin discussions on their 2021 and 2022 tours of Pakistan, respectively.

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Highlights
  • SLC security delegation will visit Pakistan from August 6-9
  • They will discuss matters relating to security ahead of Sri Lanka's tour
  • Pakistan is scheduled to host Sri Lanka for a two-Test series
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