Sri Lanka Cricket in a media release states that tickets for the first T20 International between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the R Premadasa Stadium on July 30 has been sold out.

“Security checks will be strictly enforced and fans are requested to arrive early at the stadium to facilitate the smooth entry into the grounds,” the release states.

Sri Lanka, the current T20 World Cup champions head the ICC T20 rankings with 135 rating points. Pakistan are ranked fifth with 114 rating points.