Best news of the day for Pakistan and cricket fans is that Test Cricket returns to the country after more than a decade, as the Test squad of the Sri Lankan cricket team arrives at Islamabad International Airport on Monday morning ahead of a two-match Test series between the national teams of Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Pakistani government gave the Sri Lankan team the status of State Guests.
The first Test of the series will start in Rawalpindi from Wednesday.
Arrival of Sri Lanka team at Islamabad.
The Test series will kick off from December 11, with the first Test to be played in Rawalpindi.
The second Test is scheduled to be played in Karachi from December 19.
The Test format of international cricket has been absent from Pakistan since an attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team bus in Lahore back in 2009. The unfortunate incident also resulted in injuries to several touring players.
Sri Lanka also played a limited-overs series in Pakistan earlier this year.