India confirms cricket series with Pakistan


ISLAMABAD: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday confirmed that it had agreed six bilateral tours with Pakistan during the period 2015-23. The two boards have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) detailing the tours with the first tour scheduled for December 2015 to be hosted by PCB at a venue, to be mutually agreed. Both cricket boards issued a joint communiqué yesterday. Commenting on this development, Sanjay Patel, BCCI secretary said: “We recognize that there is no other contest in world cricket as exciting as an India-Pakistan series. Sports fans of both the countries eagerly look forward to these tours as this promises to be one of the most anticipated sporting events in the world.” PCB chairman Najam Sethi said: “We are delighted to announce the revival of Pakistan-India series, which we wish to hold on a regular basis. I am happy that PCB has been able to execute MoU with the BCCI for these bilateral tours. We will be announcing the schedule and other arrangements with regard to these tours at the earliest. I am confident that the cricket fans of Pakistan will look forward to these exciting contests.”

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