Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan T20 Series Fixture

Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan T20 Series Fixture

Pakistan v Sri Lanka T20 Series 2017 Fixture – Schedule:

Sri Lanka will play three T20 matches against Pakistan & the third & final T20 match will be played at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore. Sri Lanka cricket board announced that the team will tour Pakistan after the first two matches that will be played in UAE. Thisara Perera will lead Sri Lanka in T20 series against Pakistan.

Pakistan v Sri Lanka T20 Series Schedule
Pakistan v Sri Lanka T20 Series 2017 Schedule

For the first time Sri Lanka are visiting Pakistan for the third T20 since the terrorists attacked on their bus when the team was on their way to Gaddafi Stadium in March 2009.

Sri Lanka will still tour Pakistan despite coach Nic Pothas & top players are ruled out of the T20 squad due to security reasons.

Sri Lanka cricket chief Thilanga Sumathipala said "Nic has not told me he is not going,".

"We are going to be in Pakistan for just over a day, but it is very important for us to go there and revive international cricket in South Asia."

No major team visited Pakistan after the terrorist attack that left 8 dead & 7 injured including players & support staff.

Players are dropped from the T20 squad who would not travel to Pakistan. The players include Skipper Upul Tharanga, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Niroshan Dickwella Chamara Kapugedara were ruled out of the T20 squad. Lakmal and Kapugedara were in the team bus & survived the terrorists attack.

Thisara Perera was included in the World XI squad that played three match series against Pakistan in September.

Pakistan whitewashed Sri Lanka 5-0 in ODI series.

Sri Lanka T20 squad:

1. Thisara Perera – Captain
2. Dilshan Munaweera
3. Danushka Gunathilaka
4. Sadeera Samarawickrama
5. Ashan Priyanjan
6. Mahela Udawatte
7. Dasun Shanaka
8. Sachith Pathirana
9. Vikum Sanjaya
10. Lahiru Gamage
11. Seekkuge Prasanna
12. Vishwa Fernando
13. Isuru Udana
14. Jeffrey Vandersay
15. Chaturanga de Silva

Pakistan T20 squad:

1.Sarfraz Ahmed (captain)
2. Fakhar Zaman
3. Ahmed Shahzad
4. Babar Azam
5. Shoaib Malik
6. Mohammad Hafeez
7. Imad Wasim
8. Shadab Khan
9. Mohammad Nawaz
10. Faheem Ashraf
11. Hasan Ali
12. Amir Yamin
13. Mohammad Amir (subject to fitness clearance)
14. Rumman Raees
15. Usman Shinwari
16. Umar Amin

Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan T20 Series 2017 Schedule:

The first two T20 matches will be played in Abu Dhabi on 26 & 27 October while the last T20 match will be played in Lahore on 29 October 2017.
Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan T20 Series Fixture
Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan T20 series 2017 Fixture

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