Decision Review System to be used during Pak-Sri Lanka ODI series

Lahore: The Decision Review System (DRS) technology will be used during the upcoming one-day international (ODI) series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official has said.

Bank Alfalah has partnered with the PCB as the ``presenting sponsor`` for the series to be played in the UAE.

"It is for the first time in the cricket history that a company is sponsoring the PCB for DRS Technology," The Nation quoted the PCB official, as saying.

He said that the PCB was also trying to explore a sponsor for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka.

Pakistan is scheduled to play three Tests, five ODIs and a Twenty20 match at various venues of the UAE, commencing from October 18, he concluded.

The series consists of three Tests, five ODls and one T20 match; it was announced at a press conference held at PCB media centre, Gaddafi Stadium. The three-Test series will start from October 18.

Speaking at a press conference at the PCB media centre, Gaddafi Stadium, Ijaz Farooq, Group Head Islamic Banking, Bank Alfalah, said: "It is with great pleasure and pride that we announce the association of Bank Alafalah as the presenting partners of the Pakistan-Sri Lanka series. “

"We have been associated with cricket in the past as well and wish both the teams all the best and look forward to a very competitive series between two top-class sides," he added.

"We thank the PCB for their untiring efforts to promote Pakistan cricket and giving Bank Alfalah the opportunity to be associated with it," Hamid M Mirza, Head of Marketing, said.

Tariq Hakim, General Manager Marketing, PCB, said the board thanks Bank Alfalah for being part of Pakistan cricket since 2005, adding: “We look forward to continue this relationship in the future as well.”


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