The first match of the series was washed out due to rain. AFP

The second One-Day International between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, set to be played at the National Stadium in Karachi, has been rescheduled from September 29 to September 30, as agreed by the two boards - PCB and SLC.

The decision was taken in order to ensure the groundstaff get an additional day to ensure the playing conditions are better after the first match of the series was washed out due to rain.

"This week's unseasonal heavy rains have forced us to review the series schedule," Zakir Khan, PCB Director - International Cricket, said on Friday (September 27). "I am thankful to Sri Lanka Cricket as well as our host broadcasters for agreeing to amend the match schedule to ensure there are no further abandonments due to rain in what is an important bilateral FTP series for Pakistan."

The tickets sold for the first ODI, as well as the for September 29 will be valid for both the second and the third ODI. And the ticketholders, who were unable to attend the game on the rescheduled day will be refunded.