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‘Challenging issues’ force Zimbabwe to call off Sri Lanka home series

Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement that it has received a letter from Zimbabwe Cricket Board.

Written by Associated Press | Colombo |
August 30, 2013 5:46:10 pm

Zimbabwe cricket authorities have called off a home series against Sri Lanka scheduled to start in October,citing unspecified “challenging issues.” Also Read: Zimbabwe board has no money to pay for players’ meals in hotel

Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement Friday that it has received a letter from the Zimbabwe Cricket Board in which it said the tour should be rescheduled to a “future mutually agreed date.” Also Read: ‘There is no point comparing Virat Kohli’s salary to Brendan Taylor’s as their contexts are different’

The countries were due to play two tests,three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 matches.

Zimbabwe cricket has recently been in turmoil over a player-pay dispute. Also Read: Outrage in Zimbabwe over cricketers’ plight,minister seeks ICC,BCCI help

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