Security threats: Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan in jeopardy
The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announced that it will reassess the security situation in Pakistan after the board has received a warning from its PM Office of a possible attack on team.
According to SLC statement issued on Wednesday, suggests that Sri Lanka tour to Pakistan in jeopardy.
According to the statement, the Sri Lanka Cricket has sought the assistance of the Sri Lankan Government to conduct a reassessment of the security situation in Pakistan ahead of the national team’s planned tour to Pakistan.
“The decision was taken following a warning, the SLC received from the Prime Minister’s Office, sent via the Ministry of Telecommunication, Foreign Employment and Sports,” the statement said.
“Accordingly, the warning highlights that the Prime Minister’s Office has received reliable information of a possible terrorist threat on the Sri Lankan team, while touring Pakistan,” it added.
It is worth mentioning here that SLC announced the squads for the tour which is without 10 of its top cricketers who had decided to pull out of the tour.