Pakistan spinners Saeed Ajmal, Abdul Rehman call for restoration of cricket ties with India

The champion spinner also said that it was disappointing that Pakistani players have been barred from playing in the Indian Premier League.

updated: October 02, 2013 10:41 IST
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Lahore: Pakistan's spin duo Saeed Ajmal and Abdul Rehman have called for restoration of bilateral cricket ties with India.

"Such is the importance of Indo-Pak contests that even if both the teams play in a third country their match attracts big crowds," Ajmal said in an interview.

"So I see no reason for India and Pakistan not to be playing more regularly against each other. Politics should not dictate sporting ties between the two nations. Cricket has always helped in improving relations between the two countries," he said.

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