Pakistan confident of women team’s security in India

Pakistan cricket chief Zaka Ashraf on Tuesday expressed confidence that Indian authorities would provide security to his women’s team in the up-coming World Cup.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) shifted Pakistan’s matches from Mumbai to Cuttack following threats by the right-wing Shiv Sena party. The tournament is to be held from January 31 to February 17.

“ICC is responsible for providing security to Pakistan women’s team and we have confidence on the ICC and we are in touch with them over the issue,” Ashraf told reporters.

Despite the change in venue, two other right-wing parties – Bajrang Dal and Kalinga Sena – have also threatened to disrupt Pakistan’s matches in Cuttack. But Ashraf said he is confident that the ICC will handle the situation. Read more
Courtesy : cricketnext.in.com

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