ICC confirms 2015 Pakistan-India series

ICC's N Srinivasan confirms that India and Pakistan will play each other in December 2015.


Web Desk August 09, 2014

The International Cricket Council has confirmed that India and Pakistan will play a bilateral series in December 2015, ESPNCricinfo reported on Saturday.

The two countries are scheduled to play six series during the eight-year future tours programme cycle between 2015 and 2023.

According to the provisional FTP cycle, India and Pakistan are scheduled to play 12 Tests, 30 ODIs and 11 Twenty20s spread over six series.

The first series in December 2015 is likely to be held in Pakistan, but could also be played in the United Arab Emirates, is expected to comprise two Tests, five ODIs and two T20s.

"There has been a proposal to resume bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan. As I understand, there has been an agreement that the two teams will play each other soon," ICC chairman N Srinivasan told the Times of India.

The last bilateral series between the two countries was played in December 2012-January 2013 when Pakistan toured India for three ODIs and two T20s.

After the Mumbia terror attacks in 2008 and the subsequent attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, Pakistan and India have not played each other in Pakistan.

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COMMENTS (4)

MK | 6 years ago | Reply

Make sure M Amir isnt bowling. Bad for India, just been utterly destroyed by England, Courtesy of Moeen Ali

Harry | 6 years ago | Reply

I will believe it when I see it.

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