West Indies Reject Pakistan’s Offer to Play Their T20s in Lahore
The West Indies will play all their games against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates as scheduled after turning down an offer from the host board to stage the two Twenty20 Internationals.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan said on Monday they had requested the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to play the two games in Lahore but the Caribbean body had declined on the basis of security concerns, reports CMC.
International cricket has not been played in Pakistan since 2009 when terrorists attacked the Sri Lankan team bus en route to a game, killing seven policemen and injuring several players. However Zimbabwe toured Pakistan for 2 T20s and 3 ODIs last year.