Lahore, June 27, 2014 (PPI-OT): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have agreed six bilateral tours between the two countries during the period 2015-23. The two boards have signed an MoU detailing the tours with the first tour scheduled for Dec. 2015 to be hosted by PCB at a venue, to be mutually agreed.
Commenting on this development, Mr. Sanjay Patel, Secretary BCCI 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.”
Mr. 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 an MoU with 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.”
For more information, contact:
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore 54600, Pakistan
Tel: +9242 571 7231 -4
Fax: +9242 571 1860