India to host Pakistan for Cricket series in December-January

India to host Pakistan for Cricket ODI and T20 series in December-January 2012-2013.Cricketing ties between Pakistan & India have resumed as Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) has announced that the Pakistan team will tour India in December this year for a short series.

India & Pakistan will resume bilateral ties with a “short series”, comprising ODIs & Twenty20 internationals, in December & January. The matches will be held between the Check & one-day legs of England’s tour of India & will form the first bilateral series between the sides since Pakistan toured India in end-2007.

The accommodation was taken by the BCCI at its alive board affair on Monday. Rajiv Shukla, a chief BCCI official, said the plan was to authority the three ODIs in Chennai, Delhi and Kolkata, and the Twenty20 matches in Ahmedabad and Bangalore.India to host Pakistan for Cricket series in December-January

“The BCCI was close that no India-Pakistan alternation will be captivated at a aloof area so it was absitively to allure them [Pakistan] afterwards December 22 if the England aggregation leaves afterwards arena the Twenty20 Internationals,” Shukla said.

“This was the aperture area the bout could accept been accommodated and we did that accordingly. I accept announced to the home abbot and he has said his admiral has no objection. The Admiral of External Affairs [India’s adopted ministry] has aswell agreed to this tour.”

The candid boards accept agreed to play three One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals in December this year.

The ODI matches will be played in Chennai, Kolkata and New Delhi and the Twenty20 amateur in Bangalore and Ahmedabad, BCCI Vice President Rajiv Shukla told reporters in New Delhi.

According to Indian media, the BCCI has agreed in assumption to allure the Pakistan candid team. The mutual alternation will be the aboriginal afterwards 5 years burst afterwards the 2008 Mumbai alarm attacks.

The address about the alternation comes afterwards the Pakistan Candid Board (PCB) put advanced three proposals to their Indian counterparts in a bid to resume mutual candid ties amid India and Pakistan.

The PCB proposed that either India could bout Pakistan or play them in a aloof venue. The third angle was PCB hosting their home alternation in India.

The action accustomed the addition in aboriginal July if the adopted secretaries of the two countries absitively to advance the antic contacts. The collective account issued afterwards the two-day talks stated: “The Adopted Secretaries aswell emphasized the charge to advance media and sports contacts”.

Also, PCB arch Zaka Ashraf had several affairs with BCCI President N Srinivasan during the endure several months.

The BCCI has aswell arrive Pakistan’s civic T20 best Sialkot Stallions to participate in the Qualifying Tournament of Champions League Twenty20 to be captivated in South Africa after this year.

While commenting on the development Zaka Ashraf said that the two boards and governments were alive harder to normalise the bearings and now the ties amid the two countries are abundant bigger than before.

BCCI announcement:

The Indian candid lath issued the afterward account today apropos Pakistan-India series.The Working Committee of the BCCI met in Delhi beforehand today. Several key issues were discussed.

It was absitively to resume cricketing ties with Pakistan by agreeable the Pakistan candid aggregation for a abbreviate alternation in December 2012 – January 2013. The modalities will be formed out shortly.

Tour details:

New Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai are the venues best for one-dayers while Bangalore and Ahmedabad will host the T20 matches. Indian government approval for the bout is confirmed, sources confirmed.

England, who will appear to India in November to play four Tests, 5 ODIs and two Twenty20s, will go aback on December 22 for the Christmas afterwards the Test alternation and will acknowledgment for the actual alternation on January 3.


The two countries accept not played a mutual candid alternation back the Mumbai alarm attacks in 2008. India were appointed to bout Pakistan in January 2009 but a lot of of the players were afraid to visit. As a amicableness action Sri Lanka agreed to bout Pakistan. But agitator advance on their players in Lahore on March 3, 2009 saw an end to all-embracing candid in Pakistan. Back again no all-embracing aggregation has toured Pakistan.

Even during the ICC World Cup 2011, the matches, initially appointed in Pakistan, were accustomed to added cities of the Indian sub-continent.

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