Security concerns make Pakistan uneasy about playing Asia Cup in Bangladesh

PCB chairman Najam Sethi has said that Pakistan has reservations playing in Bangladesh - a country which has seen poll-related violence.

updated: January 08, 2014 12:15 IST
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Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has made it clear their team will participate in the Asia Cup in Bangladesh only after getting a clearance from their government due to security concerns in the violence-hit neighbouring country.

The PCB statement has come after the chief executive of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Ashraf ul Haq told the media after a board meeting that all the participating nations had no issues in playing in the Asia Cup and it would be held as scheduled from February 16.

But the PCB Chairman, Najam Sethi negated the remarks from the ACC official.

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