Pakistan will play two-test series with Sri Lanka in the upcoming December to return test cricket in their homeland. International cricket banned from Pakistan in March 2009 when terrorists attacked Sri Lanka, a cricket team. After this incident, the Pakistan cricket board (PCB) made a lot of effort and finally announced that Pakistan will play two games with Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi and Karachi stadium.
In a press release, they also reported that both teams have to play Test series in October, but due to some reasons, test matches postponed to December 2019. PCB also stated that the schedule confirmed with the Sri Lanka cricket board (SLC) for a visit of Sri Lankan team in Pakistan.
Great news for Pakistan cricket fans that test cricket will returns back to Pakistan after more than a decade. It shows a positive effect globally that Pakistan is safe and secure for international cricket. We are thankful to SLC that they will agree to send their cricket team in Pakistan to contribute in the PCB efforts for International cricket resumption reported by Zakir Khan (PCB Director).
Sri Lanka cricket board also confirmed the tour of the team visit in Pakistan for two-game series. They also reported that their early visit in Pakistan gains a lot of love from cricket fans, and conditions were suitable for cricket. Sri Lanka cricket team visit Pakistan last September to play three ODI and T20I matches against Pakistan.
Test matches schedule:
1st Test match
Teams: Sri Lanka V Pakistan
Date: December 11-15
Venue: Pindi Cricket Stadium
2nd Test Match
Teams: Pakistan V Sri Lanka
Date: December 21-25
Venue: National Stadium Karachi