Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked Board of Cricket Control India (BCCI) to give their final decision by Monday over the cricket bilateral series between India and Pakistan. Both boards top authorities chose Sri Lanka as the hosting venue for Indo-Pak series towards the end of December month. The series was now depended on both governments whether they give green signal or not.
Pakistan government have already given the green signal to series but Indian government haven’t givens it’s approval. A top PCB official has told PTI that if BCCI fails to get clearance of the series from their government by Monday, it’s all over from Pakistan too about the series.
“There is little time left to organise the series and if India does not respond by Monday this series is over. They just feel that time has now almost run out for having the series in Sri Lanka even from around mid December,” the source told to PTI.
He also said, “There is lot of logistics involved in hosting the series in a third country which also has lot of tourism especially December being a Christmas and New year holiday season month.”
“It has now been decided that the series against India doesn t take place than the selectors and team management will organise a national training camp over two to three weeks and carry out complete fitness tests of all players before the tour to New Zealand in late January,” he added.