May - Car bomb explodes in Karachi in front of the hotel where the New Zealand team are staying, killing 13 people, including 11 French navy experts. New Zealand called off the tour within hours of the attack.
October - Pakistan play a home series against Australia to Sri Lanka and Sharjah, United Arab Emirates after the team`s refusal to tour over security concerns.
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