2009 Lahore attack

Pakistan bus attack hero hails Sri Lanka cricketers' return

Pakistan bus attack hero hails Sri Lanka cricketers' return

Driver Meher Muhammad Khalil became a hero when militants attacked the Sri Lankan cricket team bus on a busy street in Lahore in 2009, holding his nerve under gunfire to whisk them to safety.

Oct 19, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
Sri Lankan cricketers refuse to tour Pakistan over security concerns

Sri Lankan cricketers refuse to tour Pakistan over security concerns

Last month, Pakistan hosted a World XI team, which also included Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera, in a three-match T20I series, called the Independence Cup.

Oct 14, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
Suranga Lakmal still carries splinter from bullet wound sustained in 2009 Lahore attack

Suranga Lakmal still carries splinter from bullet wound sustained in 2009 Lahore attack

The cricketers were on their way for the third day's play of the second Test against Pakistan. After the attack, the team was airlifted with six members of the visiting team injured.

Oct 05, 2017, 22:50 PM IST