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I don’t care about Indian government trying to halt international cricket in Pakistan – Ramiz Raja

I don't care about Indian government trying to halt international cricket in Pakistan - Ramiz Raja

The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Ramiz Raja says he does not care about the Indian government creating hurdles for Pakistan in hosting international tournaments. Talking to Indian media in an interview, he stated the cricket-loving nation is looking forward to successfully hosting forthcoming international fixtures.

Notably, the recently coiled up historic Australia tour of Pakistan has been a great success. A number of great names visited lined up in the series squads to play their role. Also, the Pakistan Super League last some seasons. entirely taking place in Pakistan, themselves are a huge success contributing to developing the country’s image and cricket.

“Pakistan is lined up to host plenty of international cricket this year. We look forward to huge success of these events and progress of our cricket in long run,”

Raja further stated England, New Zealand, and West Indies are scheduled to visit Greenland later this year. It must be noted New Zealand and England tours were scheduled before the T20 World Cup 2021, however, they cited security and mental well-being reasons respectively, cancelling the tours shattering many hopes.

It is indeed a huge success for the PCB and the country to flawlessly host the upcoming events with no ifs and buts left. Also, the Champions Trophy 2025 and Asia Cup are scheduled to take place in Pakistan, however, the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Indian government are reluctant to send their players to the country amidst political tensions.

The PCB chairman does not have concerns if or not the Indian cricket team will visit Pakistan for the above-mentioned events. All that matters to him is hosting the mega event within the backyard.

“I don’t care if the Indian government is creating problems for Pakistan to host international events. Also, I am not thinking about whether India will tour Pakistan or not for Asia Cup. Our prime focus is to get ready for mega cricket season,”

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