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Sri Lanka sports minister joins Pakistan tour

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's sports minister announced Wednesday he would join the national cricket team on their first match in Pakistan since gunmen attacked their team bus in Lahore eight years ago. Dayasiri Jayasekara said Sri Lanka was satisfied with security preparations for the Twenty20 final in Lahore later in October despite reservations from some players. "It is safe for our team. I am accompanying them to demonstrate that it is safe for us," Jayasekara told reporters in Colombo. "The ICC (International Cricket…