Pakistan and India Series 2012 in December Confirm.Pakistan will tour to India for cricket series at this year last week and January first week confirm after BCCI approves so Pak – Ind 2012 series will come and fans enjoy real game in this series stay here for more updates.”We have discussed all security aspects (and) the tour is on,” Shukla told reporters after the meeting.India’s home ministry has cleared a limited-overs tour by the Pakistan team, prompting the BCCI to say the tour “is on” at the finish of the year. The clearance was given at a gathering in New Delhi on Tuesday between ministry officials and senior representatives of the BCCI – including its chief administrative officer Ratnakar Shetty, IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla and chief executive Sundar Raman.It will be the first bilateral series between the sides since Pakistan toured India in end-2007, though they have met in multinational tournaments.
Cricket ties between the countries were snapped following the 2008 terror assaults in Mumbai by militants from Pakistan.The tour – which now needs only a formal announcement by the boards to be official – will comprise ODIs and Twenty20s at Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Bangalore. Pakistan are due to arrive on December 22 and Shukla said the tour would continue till January 7 but the detailed schedule is yet to be announced. However, there is small room for flexibility because the series is sandwiched between legs of England’s tour of India.
The decision to play the series came after extended consultations between officials of the boards – BCCI president N Srinivasan and PCB chief Zaka Ashraf had held several discussions this year regarding resumption of ties – and, latterly, of the governments.It is Pakistan’s turn to host a bilateral series between the. But there has been no international cricket in the country between Full Members since the March 2009 assault on the Sri Lanka team bus and it is understood that India were not keen to play at a neutral venue, as has been the case with all Pakistan’s ‘home’ series since the assault. Subsequently, Ashraf said India had the prerogative to settle on the dates and host the series, but the PCB would require the BCCI to share revenue as they were apparently yet to recover from the financial loss suffered when India pulled out of their planned tour in 2009.The five-match cricket series, including three ODIS & two T20Is in the two-week-long tour, will be the first to be held in India after the Mumbai assaults in 2008.
Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore & Ahmadabad will host the matches, the last of which will is scheduled to be played on January 7.
The thrill of watching an India-Pakistan cricket series on home ground is back. The BCCI has finalised dates for the Indo-Pakistan one-day cricket series in India, with the first match due to kick off on December 25, BCCI vice-president Rajiv Shukla announced on Tuesday.Top BCCI officials led by vice-president Rajiv Shukla on Tuesday called on Union home secretary R K Singh to tie up the security arrangements for the matches. The MHA has assured the BCCI of foolproof security to the venues & players. Central forces will be deployed to aid the state police to guard the series.
Though India has played Pakistan in international events in the last few years, no Indo-Pakistan series was held in view of tension between the neighbors after the 26/11 strikes.
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