Cricket Ties

  • Should play Pak more, but politics and cricket do mix: Rahul Dravid January 27, 2013

    Rahul Dravid was at the Jaipur Literature Festival. He was speaking to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Cricketing ties with Pak no dilution of stand on 26/11: India November 2, 2012

    Gurgaon: India on Friday made it very clear that its decision to resume cricketing ties with Pakistan was not a "dilution" of its demand for action against perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attack and said Islamabad must deliver on its "frequently indicated promise" in this regard. Articulating India's expectation from...
  • Shahid Afridi wants India to tour Pakistan August 23, 2012

    Karachi: He is looking forward to Pakistan touring India later this year, but flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi feels the resumption of bilateral cricket ties between the two countries can be a complete success only if the Indians also visit his nation. After returning home from Colombo on Wednesday, Afridi said he...
  • 'Americans like cricket when India, Pakistan play' July 24, 2012

    Washington: Americans don't understand cricket, but they like it, particularly of the diplomatic variety between friend India and ally Pakistan. "We're for cricket. We don't understand it, but we like it," State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland told reporters amid laughter on Monday when asked to comment on resumption of India-Pakistan cricketing...
  • Zardari writes to PM; hails Indo-Pak cricket ties July 18, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying that he hopes the resumption of Indo-Pak cricketing ties would become a "formidable confidence-building measure" adding to the "positive atmosphere" in bilateral relations. "I am sanguine that cricket matches between our two countries would prove to...
  • Indo-Pak cricket set to resume July 17, 2012

    BCCI has announced that Pakistan will visit India in December for three ODIs and two T20s. ...
  • 'BCCI agreed after long discussions with PCB' July 16, 2012

    Rajiv Shukla, the BCCI vice president, said it's the PCB who took the initiative to convince the BCCI to resume the bilateral ties with Pakistan. ...
  • Jundal, 26/11 dominate Krishna-Khar meeting July 8, 2012

    Tokyo: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna met his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar on Sunday during which he strongly raised the issue of anti-India activities being carried out from the Pakistani soil, maintaining that New Delhi has given additional concrete evidence of the same. Krishna, who met Khar on the sidelines...
  • News 360: Pak rules out state role in 26/11, offers joint probe July 5, 2012

    The Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary level talks ended on Thursday with Pakistan stating that it was not involved in any terror act in India. ...
  • 26/11: Pak rules out state role, offers joint probe July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary level talks ended on Thursday morning with Pakistan proposing a joint investigation into the 26/11 Mumbai carnage and categorically stating that Pakistan has not been involved in any terror act in India. Addressing a press conference after the talks, Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Jilani said,...
  • Misbah call for Pakistan to play India May 31, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan's Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul Haq on Thursday called for a quick revival of matches against arch-rivals India, saying that fans were keen to see the teams play. "It is very important that we have a quick revival of Indo-Pak cricket, because fans desperately want to see both...
  • Dhoni in favour of playing Pakistan again May 31, 2012

    Gurgaon: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday endorsed the idea of resuming the bilateral cricketing ties with Pakistan, but expressed his doubts over the scheduling of matches. "If Pakistan come and play here, it's good for us. But I don't know about the scheduling... How they will fit it....
  • PCB chief hopeful of resuming ties with India April 18, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf remains positive about reviving bilateral cricket ties with India, following President Asif Ali Zardari's weekend trip to New Delhi. India stalled cricket ties with Pakistan in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks in November 2008. "I am positive about it because I had...
  • Indo-Pak ties should resume: Pak minister February 29, 2012

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar on Monday called for the resumption of cricket ties with arch-rivals India. "Pakistan pushes for cricket ties with every country, especially with India," Khar told reporters while watching the third and final Twenty20 between Pakistan and England here on Monday. "I remember that Prime...
  • BCCI, PCB to hold talks on bilateral series November 20, 2011

    Lahore: The BCCI has invited PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf for talks early next month to discuss a bilateral Test series between India and Pakistan. Pakistan are due to tour India in March-April next year under the ICC Future Tour Programme. However, since India have suspended bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan since...
  • PCB writes to BCCI to restore cricket ties November 13, 2011

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Zaka Ashraf claims to have told his Indian counterpart that Pakistan is willing to tour India in a bid to restore bilateral cricket ties the two both countries. Ashraf told the media before leaving for Dubai that he had sent a...