PM Nawaz okays Pak-India cricket series in Sri Lanka

ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday let Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to play a cricket series against India in Sri Lanka, in response to an official request of PCB leader Sheharyar Khan.

The permission was allowed from national interior ministry and foreign office after security clearance.

Yet the prime minister has instructed the cricket board to shorten the tour to ODI and T20 games just.

The archrivals India and Pakistan are prone to play with cricket series, that has been formerly scheduled in United Arab Emirates, in impartial site Sri Lanka from December 20

Before this week the PCB had sought permission to get a planned Pak India series carrying out a meeting of BCCI head Shashank Manohar PCB leader Sheharyar Khan and ECBs Joyles Clarke, in Sri Lanka.

Speaking to the media on Tuesday, PCB chairman Shahryar Khan told him about the growth on the situation and said they had written a letter.

I expect we get a response shortly, that’ll allow it to be simple to work out other problems, he included.

Meanwhile Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has also written a letter to the Indian government to get its permission to play the much discussed Pak-India cricket series in Sri Lanka.

Based on Indian media reports, the BCCI has written a letter to the authorities where it sought its permission to hold the cricket series on impartial site in Sri Lanka.

Unconfirmed media reports indicate that Indian government can also be anticipated to okay the series in Sri Lanka.