According to Geo news, the Sri Lanka team arrived Lahore in the wee hours of Sunday morning and reached safely to their hotel from Allama Iqbal International Airport.
“Since we have experienced more than 30 years of war, we know what isolation means”, Sumathipala said.
Those attacks, which left eight people dead and seven Sri Lanka players and their staff injured, suspended global cricket in Pakistan and forced them to play at neutral venues of United Arab Emirates (UAE).
“There are various [types of] people”.
“It’s a great feeling to watch the same team come here and give fans of cricket in Pakistan something to cheer about”, Salman told The Express Tribune.
The Sri Lankan Minister appreciated the security provided to the Sri Lankan Cricket team and said that their team will soon play a full series in Pakistan.
After a successful T-20 match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan, World XI tour, PSL matches, we do hope that India will take a step forward, visit Pakistan and play cricket in the country.
Later, Pakistani and United Kingdom media’s match was held in Meeran Shah.
Rumesh Ratnayeke a former fast bowler and now the bowling coach of the Sri Lankan team was willing to travel to Pakistan when the tour was announced.
Riaz Hussain Prizada said Pakistan is now s safe country for all kinds of sports. “This is not a matter of just government”. “With improved security we hope fully fledged worldwide cricket will return to Pakistan in the next two years”. Face paints in green, banners, giant flags, the familiar sight of Cricket Chacha chanting Pakistan Zindabad, all made a comeback. Your strength is our strength and it’s our responsibility to look after each other. We have seen extraordinary security here. “It’s a wonderful cricketing nation”. We don’t want anyone to fear and leave Pakistan away from worldwide cricket. The PCB chairman was confident that the matches would be played in more than one city.
Speaking to the media, Sethi said, ” Having the ACC meeting is by itself a very important step towards the revival of global cricket in Pakistan.