Ireland postpones talks with PCB following Karachi airport attack

"With the recent tragic events at Karachi Airport, the series will now be deferred to a later date"

“With the recent tragic events at Karachi Airport, the series will now be deferred to a later date”

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Cricket Ireland have postponed talks with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) about possibly playing a series in the war-torn country after terrorists attacked Karachi airport, leaving 37 people dead.

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PCB likely to support ICC revamp

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“I don’t think this is about principles, it is about safeguarding our own self-interests in the long run in world cricket”

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) are likely to support the new International Cricket Council (ICC) revamp out of fear that they might be isolated if they decide not to.

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Not being able to play in Pakistan is starting to have a negative effect on the players, says Misbah-ul-Haq

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“There are players in this side who have not had a chance to play international matches in Pakistan”

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has announced that not being able to play on home soil is having a negative impact on many players as they are constantly away from their families and friends.

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SLC demand USD 30,000 from PCB for hiring aeroplane after terrorist attack on national team

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“The Sri Lankans had hired a chartered flight to fly out of Lahore after their players were attacked by militants and they hired an airbus for this purpose at a cost of around USD 30,000”

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have called on the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to pay them USD 30,000 for having to hire an aeroplane to fly the national team back home after they were attacked by armed insurgents in Lahore in March 2009.

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National team willing to tour Pakistan, says Sri Lanka President

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Pakistan’s four-year drought could end if Sri Lanka tour the warn-torn nation

Sri Lanka’s President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, has announced that the national team are willing to tour Pakistan, four years after they were ambushed by militants in the Pakistani city of Lahore, which resulted in the deaths of eight locals and six players getting injured.

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