PCB seeks Prime Minister's help for reviving international cricket in Pakistan

No team has toured Pakistan since the terror attack on the Sri Lankan team bus during their tour in 2009.

updated: December 17, 2013 14:04 IST
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Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board's interim chief Najam Sethi has sought the help of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as he tries to revive international cricket in the troubled country after a hiatus of nearly four years.

Pakistan has not hosted any international cricket since a deadly militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in March 2009 in Lahore, which prompted foreign teams to boycott tours to the troubled country. (Misbah-ul-Haq fears psychological issues due to lack of home series)

Pakistan twice tried to arrange limited-overs series against Bangladesh last year, but on both occasions the tour did not take place due to security fears.

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