Dubai Cricket Council proposes to host India-Pakistan matches in future

The Chairman of Dubai Cricket Council (DDC) Abdul Rahman Falaknaz has expressed his eagerness on internet hosting the bilateral collection between India and Pakistan sooner or later. The bilateral collection between India and Pakistan have been suspended resulting from political tensions between the 2 neighbours. The 2 arch-rivals solely play in opposition to one another in world or continental occasions.

The very best factor can be to get India-Pakistan matches right here. When Sharjah used to host India and Pakistan all these years in the past, it was like a warfare. However it was a very good warfare, it was a sporting warfare and it was incredible,” Falaknaz was quoted as saying by Khaleej Instances.

Falaknaz additionally recalled the time when late Bollywood actor Raj Kapoor, throughout an awards night time in Dubai, expressed his happiness for internet hosting India and Pakistan cricket matches. He hoped that cricket would assist in bringing the 2 international locations nearer.

I bear in mind Raj Kapoor got here as soon as together with his household. Through the awards night time, he took the mic and stated, ‘how fantastic it’s to have these India-Pakistan battles in Sharjah. Cricket brings folks collectively, cricket has introduced us collectively and allow us to stay this manner,” he stated.

So, that is what we wish to do. If we will persuade India to return and play right here in opposition to Pakistan yearly or twice a yr, it might be incredible.”

The DDC chief additionally invited the BCCI to arrange extra IPL matches in Dubai and stated that the UAE has already efficiently hosted leagues previously. He’s now wanting ahead to internet hosting India-Pakistan matches in Dubai and can attempt to persuade his pals within the BCCI.

I’m very proud as a result of the UAE as a complete and particularly Dubai particularly hosts something to the perfect. And naturally, T20 World Cup can also be an indication of fine group. I might say we’re fortunate to be an alternative choice to India. I’m wanting ahead to internet hosting extra India-Pakistan matches in Dubai. I’ll try to persuade my pals within the BCCI for a similar. If they’re able to play Pakistan, we will probably be more than pleased to supply our venue,” Falaknaz added.

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