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The three one-day international (ODI) matches that were part of Pakistan’s planned tour to Sri Lanka have been scrapped, it emerged on Monday.

Pakistan was originally slated to play two Tests and three ODIs when the men’s team are to visit Sri Lanka in July.

However, a spokesperson for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) told Dawn that the ODI leg of Pakistan’s tour to Sri Lanka has been scrapped, with just the two Tests now slated to take place in July at the request of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).

The reported added that the request was made in order to facilitate the Lankan Premier League.

“The ODIs wouldn’t have been a part of the World Super League, so we decided against playing them,” SLC CEO Ashley de Silva told cricket website ESPNcricinfo.