Pakistan cricket team will travel to India later this year so Pakistan foreign ministry has given them permission to play in this showpiece tournament.
Pakistan maintains a strong belief in the separation of sports and political influence.Therefore, it has been decided to send its cricket team to India in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. believes that the state of bilateral relations with India should not stand in the way of fulfilling this international sports-related obligation,” read a press release on the website of the Ministry of External Affairs.
His “unrelenting nature” against India in this situation was also criticized in the statement. The press release also mentioned Pakistan’s “deep concerns” regarding the safety of its cricket squad while playing in India.
“India has not previously sent a cricket team to Pakistan for the Asia Cup, therefore Pakistan’s choice demonstrates their firm attitude and responsible approach toward India.
“However, Pakistan has serious worries about the team’s security. Our worries have been communicated to both the Indian government and the International Cricket Council.When the Pakistan cricket team travels to India, we expect them to be completely safe and secure, the press release continued.
The much-anticipated India-Pakistan clash was changed last week, and was rescheduled to be played on 14 October instead of 15 October. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has officially got consent from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) regarding the change in the schedule, according to an exclusive report by The Indian Express.
This newspaper had earlier reported that the date of the India-Pakistan game could be changed as it would coincide with the first day of Navratri festival celebrated with great enthusiasm in Gujarat.
The 14th of October now has three matches on the new schedule. Before England plays the reigning champions Afghanistan in Delhi, there is an additional one-day game between Bangladesh and New Zealand in Chennai in addition to the India-Pakistan encounter.