Colombo, Sri Lanka (Web Desk): Sri Lankan cricket board has proposed to host India-Pakistan bilateral series that were facing turmoil and earlier called off by Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI), Sri Lankan media reported.

According to Sri Lankan media, the board chief, Thilanga Sumathipala has requested Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi to approve the series in a neutral country.

Indian media also quoted Sumathipala, “I met Mr Narendra Modi at BMICH (Bandarnayaka Memorial International Conference Hall) and conveyed the message to him to consider playing against Pakistan.”

Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Shehryar Khan had earlier asserted that the authority to take the issue to the International Cricket Council (ICC) as PCB has bore losses after denial to play series by India.

Pak-India series have been in the news over escalating tensions between the archrivals.