Lahore, March 09, 2016 (PPI-OT):The PCB welcomes ICC’s decision of shifting the ICC World T20 Pakistan Vs India game scheduled in Dharamsala on 19th March, to Kolkata. The PCB had earlier conveyed to ICC and BCCI of its constraints to play in Dharamsala as was also a recommendation by the Security delegation of Pakistan that visited India recently.
The PCB has also today conveyed to ICC and BCCI that our government is expecting an assurance to Pakistan against specific threats to the Pakistan team from various political parties and groups during the tour. Pending this assurance and in accordance with the recommendation by the Security delegation, the PCB has decided to defer the departure of Pakistan men and women teams to India.
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