Williamson accepts that the Kiwis have no excuses for their defeat to India and that they could have played better.
The stadium was filled to its 25,000 capacity with fans carrying placards reading "Welcome back Sri Lankan Lions."
The board is currently trying hard to convince as many Lankan players as possible that a day trip to Pakistan would not be unsafe.
Speaking on the eve of second ODI against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi, Sarfraz also cited the example of Thisara Perera, who visited Lahore with the World XI.
The two captains Virat Kohli and David Warner, umpires and match officials decided that no play could be possible because of a soft outfield.
Marcus Stoinis will replace Smith and David Warner will lead the visitors in the three-match T20 series against India.
It will India that will be hosting the upcoming tour after the 9-0 win rout in Sri Lanka in all formats.
Nehra is at the business end of his career but wearing the India Blues is still a motivation even if it means not more than 7-8 matches a year.
On the team's performance, Rahane expressed satisfaction and said whoever got a chance has performed.
The T20i matches will all be double-headers as they will also feature the Proteas in T20 International matches against the India women's team.
During the post-match press conference, a journalist asked skipper Virat Kohli about his failure as an opening batsman, and the reply he got answered all his questions.
the final game at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday promises to be an exciting contest with India aiming to pocket another series win while England will be hoping to end their lacklustre tour on a high.