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Sri Lanka Cricket move the second test against Pakistan from Colombo to Galle

The rise in protests led to the postponement of the LPL. Asia Cup is likely to move to UAE.

The 2nd Test between Srilanka and Pakistan has been shifted to Galle from Colombo. 2nd Test has been shifted to Galle due to ongoing protests in the country. So Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) decided to shift from the capital city to Galle. The 1st Test between the two sides is ongoing at Galle. It started on 16th July.

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Due to the rise of protests and turmoil situations in the capital city they had to take this decision. The protesters invade the Prime Minister’s house even it was set on a fire. So it was better to shift the 2nd Test from Colombo to Galle. These protests and all also resulted in the President leaving the country. The current Prime Minister is working as interim president. The new president will be elected in the upcoming days.

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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) took the decision with the consideration of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) about shifting the 2nd Test to Galle. 2nd Test will commence on 24 July. While the ongoing 1st Test is in interesting mode. Pakistan’s Skipper Babar Azam’s century took visitors to a good position. The hosts are 36/1 with a lead of 40 at the end of Day 2. We can expect a thriller on Day 3.

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LPL Postponed, Asia Cup likely to move to UAE

Lanka Premier League has been postponed to December. Sri Lanka can lose the hosting rights of the upcoming Asia Cup. Asia Cup is likely to be hosted in UAE. This will lead to a huge financial loss for Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka hosted Australia in all formats and the crowd showed their support too. And now hosting Pakistan for a two-match Test series.

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