Revival of India-Pakistan Ties Important For Cricket
|Revival of India Pakistan Bilateral Cricket Series|
PCB director Shaharyar Khan has said Pakistan will play India in a full arrangement including three Tests, five ODIs and two T20 internationals in the UAE in December. Shaharyar was talking in Kolkata, in the wake of meeting with BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya.
"We continue the India-Pak arrangement in UAE. This is the re-start of the restoration of Indo-Pak cricket," Shaharyar said. "The arrangement will begin in December according to calendar and it will involve three Tests, five ODIs and two T20s. The arrangement is on going full speed ahead. We need to conquer the last obstacle. You may know according to the MOU there will be five arrangements between the two nations in eight years."
Dalmiya's remarks were more measured and recognized the part of the Indian government's stand on the issue of two-sided arrangement against Pakistan. "We are enormously cheerful of restoring the arrangement," Dalmiya said. "Just couple of things needs to be dealt with and clearly without normal bolster we can't go ahead. Without the backing of the home service and government we can't go ahead."
A discharge from the BCCI said, "The two sheets would be in normal touch and audit the circumstance."
India and Pakistan have played one two-sided constrained over’s arrangement in the most recent seven years - three ODIs and two T20 internationals in India in December 2012-13. The last Test arrangement between the sides was in November and December 2007, when Pakistan visit India.
Political relations between the two nations were strained after the fear assaults in Mumbai in November 2008 and reciprocal arrangement between the two nations were put on ice for quite a long while. In May 2014, the PCB said it had marked a MOU with the BCCI for the resumption of respective arrangement, and the accompanying month it said the MOUs had gotten to be "obligatory understanding." The BCCI, then once more, has not been as future about India playing Pakistan.