If the government is confident of the security situation, then the President Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe should also travel to Lahore and attend the Gadafi Stadium.
"We have to wait and see who the players will be".
"The Executive Committee evaluated the reports obtained together with the recommendation of the International Cricket Council - which successfully conducted the Independence Cup tournament in Lahore fielding a World XI Team - and having been fully satisfied with the stringent security measures in place, the SLC ExCo unanimously made a decision to play the third T20 in Lahore on October 29". "SLC is expected to tell [chief of selectors] Graeme [Labrooy] what the next step forward is", Gurusinha said.More news: Jurgen Klopp Reports "Absolutely Good News" On Injured Liverpool Star
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According to a report, it is understood that 40 contracted players including skipper Upul Tharanga have expressed their reluctance to visit Pakistan and had requested the board to shift the game to a neutral venue but a statement released by the SLC stated that they are happy with the security arrangements for the game on 29th October. The toss of PAK vs SL 3rd ODI will take place half an hour prior to the first ball - 4:00 PM IST.
Opener Fakhar Zaman departed early as Pakistan is 25-1 in second One Day International (ODI). It seems like we will be there in Lahore for only for 24 hours.
Gunathilaka was suspended for unspecified "misconduct" during Sri Lanka's humiliating home series thrashing by India in which the islanders lost 9-0. "Had they not come down, I am not too sure whether Kenya and Zimbabwe would have honoured World Cup fixtures in 1996", said Gurusinha.
A squad of 22 will be announced on Tuesday and the list is expected to be pruned to 15 by October 20.