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Pakistan to tour Sri Lanka in June

AFP
Apr 30, 2012 at 11:13am IST

Pakistan will tour Sri Lanka next month for three Tests, five one-day internationals and two Twenty20 games, Sri Lanka Cricket said on Monday. The Pakistanis will kick off the six-week tour with two Twenty20 matches in the southern port town of Hambantota on June 1 and June 3.

The first two one-day internationals will be played in Pallekele on June 7 and June 9, followed by the remaining three at the Premadasa stadium in Colombo on June 13, 16 and 18.

The three back-to-back Tests will be held in Galle (June 22-26), the Sinhalese sports club in Colombo (June 30-July 4) and Pallekele (July 8-12). Pakistan last toured Sri Lanka in 2009 where they lost the Test series 2-0.

Pakistan to tour Sri Lanka in June

Pakistan will play three Tests, five one-day internationals and two Twenty20 games on the tour starting June 1.

The two sides met in the United Arab Emirates last year where Pakistan won both the Test and the one-day series and also clinched the lone Twenty20 international.

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