Sri Lankan cricket team to go ahead with Pakistan tour despite terror fears

Sri Lanka's Cricket Board on Thursday said that it will go ahead with its tour of Pakistan despite fears that players could be the targets of terror attacks during the six-match visit.

Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan de Silva said that they received the all-clear from the defence ministry to leave for Pakistan on Tuesday after establishing that there was no threat to the national team.

Sri Lanka Cricket Board added in a statement that the governing body was...