PCB chief assures Lanka country now 'safe' for playing international cricket

Karachi, Oct 11 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan has reportedly assured Sri Lanka of foolproof security arrangements for the visiting teams as he visited the country on the last leg of his tour of South Asian cricketing nations.

Shahryar went on the trip to improve coordination and forge friendly ties between cricket boards of the four South Asian cricketing nations. He met Sri Lanka Cricket Board president Jayantha Dharmadasa in Colombo and discussed matters related to regional and bilateral cricket.

The PCB chief also briefed the Sri Lankan side about the improved security situation in Pakistan, The Dawn reported.

Shahryar informed Sri Lankan Cricket that Pakistan was following a gradual approach to revive international cricket in Pakistan and he invited Sri Lanka's women cricket team, 'A' team and under-19 team to visit the nation.

He assured that foolproof security arrangements would be made for the visiting teams.

Meanwhile, Dharmadasa assured fullest support to Pakistan cricket, the report added. (ANI)