• Newly elected Pakistan cricket chief Najam Sethi vowed Wednesday to bring international competition back to the terror-hit country after years of isolation.
  • Sethi made the promise after being elected chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for a three-year term.
  • The cricket boss said he will also attend an Asian Cricket Council meeting in Colombo Saturday where he hopes to persuade Sri Lanka to send their team to Pakistan.
  • “We have invited Sri Lanka to play a few matches after their series with us and I will try to get a reply on that invitation,” said Sethi.
  • Pakistan are due to play a two-Test, three one-day and two Twenty20 match series with Sri Lanka in September-October, which will likely be held in the United Arab Emirates — Pakistan’s neutral venue for its home series since 2009.

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