PCB hopes India play Pakistan in August, even if at a neutral venue

The source pointed out this was one reason why the PCB had agreed to play the recent one-day series in India without any monetary benefits so that the BCCI responded positively for the August series.

updated: February 15, 2013 21:44 IST
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Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is pinning its hopes on the BCCI agreeing on play Pakistan, at least at a neutral venue, in August this year in order to boost its financial position.

"In the future tours program India is supposed to tour Pakistan in August. We are hoping that even if they don't tour (the country) for security reasons, they should at least play us at a neutral venue because we badly need revenues from this 'home' series," a source in the board told PTI.

He pointed out that when former Chairman Ijaz Butt left in 2011 there was about 4.2 billion rupees in the PCB coffers.

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