Karachi: A throwball series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka has been postponed after the latter refused to send their players due to bad law and order situation in Karachi.
Bombing and targeted killings have seriously hurt the sports activities in Pakistan especially in Karachi, the financial nerve of the country.
Since the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore in 2009, many countries have refused to send their teams and players in Pakistan.
Earlier this week, India barred its players to visit Pakistan to participate in a snooker series in Karachi.
Sri Lankan officials have told the Pakistan Throwball Federation (PTBF) that they could not throw their players into any danger by sending them to Pakistan.
Over 45 people were killed a car bombing in Karachi on Sunday.
A 16-member team of Sri Lankan team was scheduled to reach Pakistan this month to play a three match series in Karachi.
The PTBF says the series against Sri Lanka and the national throwball championship have been postponed.