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PCB chief Ashraf says 'conspirators' behind isolation of Pakistan in cricket world

Source : ANI
Last Updated: Wed, Feb 06, 2013 08:40 hrs

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Zaka Ashraf has said he believes there is a conspiracy to keep Pakistan isolated in the cricket world.

The Nation quoted Ashraf, as saying that there are elements who don't want to see the revival of international cricket in Pakistan and neither do they want the Super League Twenty20 tournament to be held on time.

However, Ashraf said, that ten PCB has not given up hope and are confident of organizing the super league T20. Ashraf said arrangements for the super league were continuing at full steam.

The PCB chief admitted that at present Pakistan cricket was going through difficult times.

He said the board believes that international cricket can be held in Pakistan safely.

There have been reports that the PCB having the option of holding majority of the super league matches in the UAE and just holding the knockout games in Pakistan if the reputed players are not given NOC's by their respective boards for the PSL.

The managing director of the PSL, Salman Butt last week said in an official statement that they had succeeded in signing around 50 overseas players who would now need to get NOC's from their respective boards to play in the PSL. (ANI)




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