Sri Lanka Cricket denies Pakistan tour reports

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) President Shammi Silva denied any talks of playing Test cricket in Pakistan. Responding to the Sunday Times on a possible Sri Lanka Test tour to Pakistan, later in July, he stated ‘no such talks’ had taken place between the cricket boards of Pakistan and Sri Lanka, as reported by international media. According to a report published in a Pakistan English Daily newspaper, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is currently in negotiations with the SLC, to host a two-match Test series, part of the ICC Test Championship Programme, beginning from July, soon after the ICC Cricket World Cup.

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