PCB would say yes to World XI visit after security clearance
PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan stated they would confirm the visit of World XI cricket team to Pakistan after getting security clearance from the government.
Giles Clarke, ICC Task Force Chairman is doing all efforts to bring the team to Pakistan in September.
Shaharyar said “I am grateful to Mr Giles Clarke, who is taking keen interest in resumption of international cricket in Pakistan. He wants to bring World-XI to Pakistan. After receiving a go-ahead from the government, the PCB will move forward on his plan.”
According to him, Clarke wanted to bring a Commonwealth team to Pakistan last year but it was not possible for the PCB to finance the expensive trip.
He also added that World XI tour would help resume international cricket in Pakistan and the PCB would try its best to make the tour possible.
Clarke emailed and wrote, “Many congratulations on successful staging of PSL final. A tremendous achievement by the PCB and wonderful determination. Our congratulations to you all and to the Punjab government, army and police. Very well played. We will be there in September. Warmest wishes.”