Cricket with Pakistan impossible in current circumstances, says Anurag Thakur

The BCCI joint secretary feels that with the current tension at the border, it is not an ideal scenario for the two countries to play each other on the cricket field.

updated: September 13, 2013 15:46 IST
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New Delhi: Dismissing chances of an Indo-Pak bilateral cricket series in near future, BCCI joint secretary Anurag Thakur has said it is not possible to resume sporting ties until the situation at the borders normalise.

"Everyone wants to see India-Pakistan cricket matches but our soldiers are getting killed on the border. Resumption of bilateral cricket is not possible until Pakistan army and ISI stop their activities. No game is above national security," Thakur told PTI Bhasha in an interview.

On Indian Premier League spot-fixing scandal, Thakur said tough laws were needed to make cricket fixing and betting free.

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