July 16, 2012
In an apparent renewal of relationships between the two nations, India is set to host Pakistan in 3 ODIs in late December. TV reports have suggested that India might host their volatile neighbors during the 15 day window that is available in between the Test and ODI series against England. BCCI sources have stated that the tour will go ahead once the official permission is received from the government. The three matches are likely to be held in Delhi, Mohali and Dharamshala.
Speaking to NDTV India, former Pakistan great Javed Miandad expressed his happiness at the likely resumption of ties between the two nations. He said that he would like to congratulate both the boards on this decision. He said that sports is the only way to ease the tension between both countries. He also called on both nations to leave the bitter past behind and start the relationship afresh.
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