Babar Azam and Rohit Sharma
Babar Azam and Rohit Sharma. (Photograph Supply: Twitter/BCCI)

In fact, the approval of the federal government in energy in the intervening time can be required earlier than India travels to Pakistan for the 2023 Asia Cup, however the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) has put the tour on its present agenda.

Previous to the Annual Normal Assembly (AGM) on October 18, the BCCI launched a memorandum to the state associations outlining India’s participation within the following multilateral occasions:

The Indian staff can be taking part within the following ICC occasions in 2023

  • ICC Girls’s T20 World Cup, South Africa
  • ICC Girls’s U-19 T20 World Cup, South Africa
  • Asia Cup, Pakistan
  • ICC Cricket World Cup, India

Within the second half of 2023, Pakistan is slated to stage the 50-over Asia Cup, with India internet hosting the World Cup shortly thereafter. And based mostly on the AGM assertion, the BCCI seems sure of India visiting Pakistan, which has been off limits since 2008 when India participated in an Asia Cup.

The BCCI officers declined to remark when requested, however it’s important since Jay Shah, the secretary of the BCCI, can also be the president of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC). Though the BCCI memo seems to counsel in any other case, there’s all the time the choice of the match being held within the UAE, very like the most recent version of the Asia Cup this 12 months.

“It will likely be topic to the clearance of the Authorities of India as all the time,” a BCCI official informed Cricbuzz.  

India have not visited Pakistan since 2008

India and Pakistan haven’t locked horns in a bilateral sequence for nearly a decade now. Since Pakistan’s tour of India ended again in 2013 January, neither of the 2 groups have traveled to the opposite nation for bilateral sequence. The 2 groups now face off solely throughout ICC occasions just like the World Cup or continental occasions just like the Asia Cup.

Although different cricketing boards have supplied to host the 2 groups to maintain the followers engaged, neither the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), not the BCCI agreed on widespread grounds. Nonetheless, India-Pakistan clashes proceed to amaze the spectators each time, and a contest between the arch-rivals garners most consideration.