With Sri Lanka reportedly agreeing to visit Pakistan for the two-game Test series in December, spirits of Pakistani fans have been lifted as the country is set to witness its first International red-ball game in a decade. To swell the existing horizon of Pakistan’s happiness, it is likely that Sri Lanka will send a full-string Test unit.
As per sources, Sri Lankan authorities were completely satisfied with the security conditions in the white-ball tour of Pakistan. The players who were a part of the tour along with the officials have convinced the senior players and it seems that Pakistani efforts are about to bear fruit.
Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne playing a stroke towards mid-off
The likes of Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and regular skipper Dimuth Karunaratne who form the core of Sri Lanka's Test unit are expected to visit Pakistan for the two games scheduled to take place in Karachi and Rawalpindi.
Explaining the change of heart, the source reports that the Islanders have realized the importance of touring Pakistan. If all things go as planned, this would be counted as a major success for a country that is striving hard to produce a complete resumption of International cricket.