LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team captain Younis Khan has expressed his sadness over attack on Sri Lankan team in Lahore on Tuesday.

Addressing a press conference at Gaddafi Stadium here, Younis Khan said Sri Lankan team was visiting Pakistan to show solidarity with Pakistan cricket and the people. The Pakistani skipper expressed his satisfaction that no Sri Lankan player was hurt in shooting incident.

Younis said Sri Lankan team also termed the incident ‘unfortunate’ and thanked the Pakistani people for extending great hospitality. He said Sri Lankan players thanked bus driver Meher Khalil at the airport and great off-spinner Muthaiya Murlidharan presented him with his shirt.

Younis said only Pakistan and Sri Lanka were two teams playing cricket globally in bad security environment. He said Pakistani team toured Sri Lanka despite deteriorating security situation.