Rain may disrupt first Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test.


Rain may play a spoilsport in the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka starting tomorrow at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast rain in the city from Thursday to Saturday, meaning the second, third and fourth day of the Test is likely to be affected by rain.

It is interesting to note here that the first one-day international between the two teams in September in Karachi was called off after heavy rain brought the city to a standstill.

Pakistan will stage its first home Test in a decade on Wednesday, when they take on the Islanders in Rawalpindi, since the 2009 attack on Sri Lanka's team bus in Lahore.

That attack left six security personnel and two civilians dead and six players injured and saw Pakistan spend the next decade in the Test wilderness as teams refused to play there.

Pakistan, who were forced...

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