Sri Lankan blind cricket team arrives in Pakistan for cricket series 


LAHORE: Sri Lankan blind cricket team has arrived in Pakistan after 8 year long period here at Friday to play one-day and T20 cricket series. Sri Lankan blind team arrived at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore from Colombo via a private airline.


As per details, Sri Lankan blind team was welcomed by Chairman Pakistan Blind Cricket Council Syed Sultan Shah and other officials upon their arrival.


18 members team including coaching staff and players were brought to a hotel under strict security arrangements. Sri Lankan team will play three ODIs as well as three T20 during its 10 days visit to Pakistan.


T20 matches will be played between both team at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad on 3rd, 4th and 5th April respectively while first 2 matches of ODIs series will be played at Jinnah Stadium, Gujranwala on 7th and 8th April. Last match of ODIs series will be played at LCCI cricket ground in Lahore on 10th April.


While talking to media, Syed Sultan Shah expressed his hope that Sri Lankan blind team visit to Pakistan would be helpful to highlight  soft image of Pakistan before the world while foolproof security would be provided to Sri Lankan team.