New Zealand in talks with PCB to reschedule Pakistan tour: report

Pakistan and New Zealand skippers hold the trophy. Photo: Twitter/TheRealPCB/File
Pakistan and New Zealand skippers maintain the trophy. Photo: Twitter/TheRealPCB/File

LAHORE: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has confirmed it’s in talks with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to reschedule the cricket sequence it deserted in Pakistan final month. 

“New Zealand Cricket is back in discussions about reigniting their postponed tour to Pakistan,” says a report in NZ Herald.

The NZC has confirmed that talks are beneath manner between chief government David White and his counterpart on the PCB. However the report stated that each side are open to the potential for the Black Caps returning earlier than the tip of the present future excursions programme cycle in 2023.

‘New Zealand has contacted PCB to reschedule’

A day earlier, Ramiz Raja had revealed that the NZC has contacted them concerning the rescheduling of the home sequence towards Pakistan and “good news will be announced within a week”.

Speaking earlier than the Senate Standing Committee on Interprovincial Coordination on totally different features and future objectives arrange for Pakistan cricket, Raja had stated: “The PCB may put forward its terms before the NZC by choosing the month of November in 2022 for the rescheduling of the recently postponed series.” 

NZ pulls out of Pakistan tour eventually minute

The New Zealand cricket workforce, final month, backed out of the much-awaited Pakistan tour, citing a “security alert” from their authorities. The Pakistani authorities had assured the NZC of full safety however the Black Caps insisted on abandoning the sequence.

The Pakistan prime minister spoke personally to the prime minister of New Zealand and knowledgeable her that we’ve got the most effective intelligence methods on the planet and that no safety menace of any sort exists for the visiting workforce,” the PCB had stated.

The PCB had stated the safety officers with the New Zealand workforce have been glad with safety preparations made by the Pakistan authorities all through their keep right here.

In an announcement asserting the choice, NZC Chief Executive David White had stated it was merely not potential to proceed with the tour given the recommendation he was receiving.

“I understand this will be a blow for the PCB, who have been wonderful hosts, but player safety is paramount and we believe this is the only responsible option.”


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