Sri Lanka Pakistan Tour

  • Team India, Black Caps wear black armbands March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: The Indian and New Zealand cricket teams took to the field in the Napier OneDayer wearing black armbands to mark their protest against the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan players in Pakistan. Unidentified gunmen attacked the Sri Lankan team bus in which six cricketers were wounded. The attack...
  • I was hit by shrapnel, reveals Sangakkara March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara, one of the players injured during the terror attack in Lahore, said that he does not regret coming to Pakistan despite the attack. Sangakkara said that some players received minor injures and no one was seriously injured. "Everyone is safe. There are a few injuries...
  • Sri Lanka call off tour, players to be airlifted to Dubai March 3, 2009

    Colombo/Lahore: Sri Lanka on Tuesday called off their cricket tour of Pakistan with immediate effect following an attack on the team bus in which six players were injured. The Sri Lankan players will be airlifted to Lahore airport for Dubai. Pakistan Television (PTV) showed live the Sri Lanka players being airlifted...
  • Cricket world shocked by attack on Sri Lankan team March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday expressed its sorrow and anguish over the dastardly attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, where six players were injured. "We pray for the speedy recovery of the injured cricketers, and sympathise with their families and...
  • Security concerns over cricket in Pakistan March 3, 2009

    Lahore: Five members of the Sri Lankan cricket team were wounded when around a dozen gunmen attacked their bus as it drove with a police escort on Tuesday to a stadium in the Pakistani city of Lahore, officials said. Here are some facts about security concerns over cricket in Pakistan: Sri Lanka's...