Pakistan to play tri-series in Dubai

February 1st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI  

Karachi, Feb.1 (ANI): Pakistan will be playing a three nation one-day international series in Dubai in April 2009.
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will be the other two teams taking part in the tournament, The Nations reports.
According to the Pakistan Cricket coach Intikhab Alam, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Sports City, and the proposed tri-series is a part of the same.
Commenting on the refusal of the Australian cricket team to tour Pakistan due to security concerns, Alam said the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is ready to host the Kangaroos on any neutral venue also.
Scotland, Ireland, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia are being considered as the venues for neutral territory for ODI series against Australia, he said.
Alam added that there is no threat to teams touring Pakistan and the recent successful staging the three match series against Sri Lanka is a testimony to the fact. (ANI)

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