LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ijaz Butt will visit to India this month. Talking with media at the National Cricket Academy, Lahore, and chief operating officer PCB Saleem Altaf said that he is hopeful that the Indian cricket team would tour Pakistan in January as per schedule.
Ijaz Butt has met with the Indian high commissioner and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani regarding the cricket series between the countries. He will now again give briefing to India’s high commissioner Satyabrata Pal in Islamabad next week regarding security arrangements.
Later, he will go to India for meeting with the Indian board officials on the series while a security delegation from India will come to Pakistan next month.
Saleem Altaf said that talks have been held with concerned countries regarding neutral venues. He said that the PCB has to review the financial matters for playing series in India while it has already an offer from England for playing a series there.-SANA