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BCCI proposes limited-over series with Pakistan in India

After couple of failures in deciding to hold series, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has come up with a proposal to play limited-over series with Pakistan in India.

The series doesn’t comprise of Test and would be containing five one-days and two Twenty20 international, as stated in a report published in the Indian Express website.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday proposed a limited-over series with Pakistan, comprising five one-day and two Twenty20 internationals, but reiterated that the Indian team would not be travelling to Pakistan or UAE for the matches.

“We want cricketing ties to happen, we don’t want politics to hamper cricket,” the report quoted a top BCCI official.

“We will be going with a few proposals: one, where we can have five ODIs and two T20s.

“In the second proposal, we can have three ODIs and two T20s. All these games will be played in those parts of the country where we feel there will be no disturbance form political parties,” added the official.

As stated on the Indian website, top BCCI officials have already began talks with the government and another series of discussions are expected to hole after Diwali.

With regard to the fresh proposal, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur would be approaching the Union Home Ministry in order to get approval for the series, said the website.

Previously, the BCCI expressed regret over the calling off talks between Shahryar Khan and Shashank Manohar in a letter to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Oct 29.

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