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SLC Board Assures PCB to Send Team to Lahore for 3rd T20

Auckland(October 16, 2017): Sri Lanka Board assured Pakistan Cricket Board(PCB) to sending its Team to Lahore for final T20.  However, a  formal announcement will be made later, after deliberation on players’ reservations in Executive Committee meeting today.

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Beside Sri Lankan Board chief Samathi Pala also gave assurance to PCB chief Najam Sethi for playing third T20 on October 29 in Lahore. The assurance came up during an ICC meeting in Auckland, but Sri Lankan cricketers have written a letter to the Board regarding their concerns about Pakistan, for which SLC  executive committee meeting being held.

Giving an interview on website, SLC Head has expressed believe that he would send best team to Pakistan while players appealed to change the venue. “We understand their reservations but final decision will be made by the board”.  The ICC also announced to send their officials for T20 match.

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He stated that PCB has taken pledge for providing Head of State like security so in this situation we would send its Team to Pakistan adding it  the same squad for T20 squad of three matches will be selected.

SLC chief told that he too, is going to Dubai despite engagements and will move to Lahore along with Team. Sri Lankan Team Manager also expressed believe to go to Pakistan for last T20, for this final announcement will be made today.

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