Following the gruesome series of bombings on Easter in Sri Lanka, which claimed 250 lives and left more than 500 injured, the Sri Lankan cricket board has postponed hosting Pakistan Under-19,
The scheduled tour included two four –day and three one-day matches on April 30 in Pakistan .
With the announcement, a training camp, which was being held in Karachi, has also come to an end.
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the blasts on three churches and four hotels. Following the terror attacks, the island nation had declared emergency.
The Sri Lankan government has launched a crackdown on Islamic terror groups. Sri Lanka-based National Touheed Jama’ath’s role is also suspected in the bombings.
According the Dawn report, the Pakistan under-19 side, captained by Rohail Nazir, was scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka on April 30 to play two four-day matches, followed by three one-dayers. Galle and Hambantota were the venues for the matches.