While security concerns are valid and shouldn't be taken lightly, the fact that the Pakistan Super League was held in the country, Zimbabwe have toured them and ICC are themselves pushing for worldwide cricket to return to the country shows that it is safe for the players to play. Since that attack, in which six policemen and two civilians were killed, only Zimbabwe have toured the country, playing five internationals in Lahore in 2015. An SLC release said "Sri Lanka will play at least one of the three T20s in Lahore, in September", so long as "the logistical and operational plans fall in place".
Thilanga Sumathipala, the Asian Cricket Council development committee chairman, has said Sri Lanka will have no hesitation to travel to Pakistan after the ACC concluded their Annual General Meeting in Colombo on Saturday (August 12).
While de Silva was unwilling to commit on names and the kind of money they were looking to generate from the game, he did say that the expenditure in putting the match together would be in the range of 35-40 million Sri Lankan rupees (in the region of INR 15 million).
The news will come as a huge boost to Pakistan after New Zealand Cricket confirmed that the centrally contracted players won't take part in the World XI T20I series. "The game today, and its following is very different to what it was 10 years ago and as administrators we are faced with a different set of challenges to overcome". We need to respectfully understand each other's problems and stand by each other.
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They have the best defence from the last two seasons as they conceded the least number of goals in both campaigns respectively. He continued: "Right now, Harry Kane is one year away from being worth that, if already not being worth that".
De Silva added that the match had the blessings of the International Cricket Council.
Sumathipala said: "I am keen to take my team to Pakistan". We have had our security experts visit and make an assessment, and things look positive with things improving all over the country and especially Lahore being cleared.
"We have three Twenty20 games against Pakistan in September and we would like to play at least one in Lahore". Najam Sethi and the Pakistan Cricket Board are working towards organising a Pakistan vs World XI series next month to assure other nations about the safety and security of players and officials. The status of that World XI tour - now scheduled to be played between September 10 and 16 - is still uncertain, and dependent on the political situation in Lahore in September. The board, however, was quick to clarify it won't interfere in the decisions of the non-contracted players.
The aerospace company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.03. The firm owned 382,933 shares of the aerospace company's stock after buying an additional 69,889 shares during the period.
It's time to show America that we will never stop working to end bigotry, especially when it comes out of the White House. Prominent Democrats also used Twitter to comment on the racially charged events and their deadly outcomes.
Of the four, possibly five, MPs recently found to hold dual citizenship, only the two Greens senators completely resigned. Holding public office as a dual citizen is not allowed under Australia's constitution.
Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. acquired a new position in Unilever NV during the second quarter valued at about $127,000. Zacks Investment Research cut Unilever NV from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd.
THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning, with a strong cold front approaching the south west of the state. Residents in Perth and elsewhere have been warned to expect damaging winds later this morning as the front moves up the coast.
Conte regrets Matic sale to Manchester United
He said: "I was not thinking of signing Matic because I never go for players who I think are an impossible mission to sign". The Premier League champions chose to sell Matic to their direct title rivals Manchester United in a £40m deal last week.
Trump better president than Obama
But if Pyongyang does attack Guam , "I have confidence that we have responses that are proportionate to the problem", Rice said. On Friday morning, Trump tweeted that USA forces in the region were "locked and loaded". "It's not a dare", the president said.
Des œufs contaminés dans le Pas-de-Calais
Le ministre de l'Agriculture a reçu dans les nuit les résultats de l'enquête de l'Anses ( Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l'alimentation) sur les œufs contaminés au fipronil .