The official affirmation on India-Pakistan T20 World Cup 2016 conflict from the ICC is anticipated however as per main a BCCI official, Kolkata has the “most noteworthy” chance contrasted with other imminent venues like Mohali and Bengaluru.
Kolkata: Dharamsala’s misfortune might be Kolkata’s increase as the marquee India-Pakistan experience of the ICC T20 World Cup on March 19 is liable to be moved to the notorious Eden Gardens here.
The official affirmation from the ICC is anticipated however as indicated by main a BCCI official, Kolkata has the “most noteworthy” chance contrasted with other forthcoming venues like Mohali and Bengaluru.
In a late night improvement, the Pakistan Cricket Board had put its group’s flight to India on hold taking after security attentiveness toward the marquee coordinate initially booked to be played in Dharamsala.
“Logistically, and from security perspective, Kolkata is the perfect spot for the match as they would not need to go to Dharamshala… It’s attainable from TV perspective as they would not need to the expense for taking the costly TV unit to another venue,” a BCCI official told PTI.
The West Bengal government drove by Mamata Banerjee in the past too had demonstrated unmistakable fascination to host BCCI’s meeting with PCB after their proposed talk in Mumbai confronted dissent from Shiv Sena activists.
According to the ICC schedule, Pakistani group is slated to camp in Kolkata where it will play two warm-up recreations (against Bengal, March 12 and Sri Lanka, March 14) and one in the primary round against Group A qualifier March 16.
According to the timetable, Pakistan were to arrive late night on Wednesday and fly out to Dharamsala on March 17 however in the event that the match is moved they will stay here till March 20 preceding making a beeline for Mohali where they confront New Zealand on March 22.
After a recce of Dharamsala, the PCB were hesitant to play there refering to security concerns.
“The Himachal Pradesh boss clergyman has not submitted full security for the match and the Indian government has likewise not think of any guaranteeing articulation… Under the overarching circumstances by what means would we be able to permit our group to play there?” PCB executive Shaharyar Khan said on Tuesday.
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