India Pakistan match : In massive breaking news, the cricket fanatics could be embraced by another crackerjack India Pakistan match in 2021. According to recent reports, arch-rivals India and Pakistan are set to resume bilateral cricketing ties with a T20I series in 2021. India and Pakistan have not faced each other in a bilateral series for quite a while now due to the political tensions between the two nations. The arch-rivals last locked horns in a bilateral series in 2012-13 season when Pakistan toured India for a short limited-overs series and since then, they have only met in the ICC tournaments.
According to a report from Pakistani news outlet Daily Jung, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has received instructions from the higher authorities that a bilateral series against India could be on the cards later this year. It is also reported that an unnamed PCB official also stated that they have been told to start their preparation for a T20I series with India. The report in the Pakistani news outlet further mentioned that the breaking news of a possible India vs Pakistan T20I series has also started to take over in the Indian media circles as well.
“We’ve been told to be prepared,” the PCB official was quoted as saying by the Urdu daily.
Last week, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also addressed the concerns raised by the PCB over travel issues to India later this year for the ICC T20 World Cup. According to reports, BCCI has written to the International Cricket Council (ICC) safeguarding them of no complications for the Pakistan team’s travel to India for the multi-nation tournament.
“I have informed the (ICC) board that the BCCI was supposed to give us visa assurances by 31st December, but that didn’t happen because their President, Sourav Ganguly was twice hospitalised. But I have now again taken up this matter with the ICC and am in touch with them. The ICC has told us that we will get our written confirmation by the end of next month (March),” said PCB chief Ehsan Mani earlier over his travel concerns for the national team.
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