New Delhi: The Pakistan Government on Thursday gave its nod to the Pakistan cricket team to leave for India to participate in the ICC World T20. There were concerns regarding the security measures being taken for the India-Pakistan match in Dharamshala but following the shift of the venue PCB allowed its players to travel to India to participate in the much-awaited India-Pakistan World T20 clash at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on March 19.
According to reports, the Pakistan interior ministry has given its go ahead to the Pakistan’s cricket team after all the row, confusion and drama that has been taking place from the past couple weeks. The Pakistan team is expected to arrive in India through the Wagah-Attari Border.
The Pakistan Cricket Board had raised security concerns over the India-Pakistan World T20 match in Dharamshala. It was after PCB’s security concerns, that the BCCI shifted the venue to Eden Gardens in Kolkata from the controversial
Dharamshala cricket grounds.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee too had earlier shown a keen interest to host BCCI’s meeting with PCB after their proposed talk in Mumbai faced protests from the Shiv Sena activists.