No other option than playing in Pakistan: PCB responds to NZC


LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has given a clear response to New Zealand Cricket (NZC) that they will not play home series at a neutral venue, ARY News reported. 

PCB’s spokesperson confirmed that NZC contacted them to reschedule the series as soon as possible at a neutral venue. But, PCB made it clear that Pakistan will not play any home series abroad.

“PCB has made it clear, Pakistan will not play any home series abroad. If New Zealand wants to play, they will have to come to Pakistan,” the spokesperson told ARY News.

“Pakistan team is busy till December this year. So, playing at a neutral venue is not a possible option,” he added.

Moreover, the PCB hasn’t received any answer from England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) related to their tour to Pakistan next month.

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