SPORTS WORLD! Pakistan, India women’s series stalled amid political tensions

SPORTS WORLD! Pakistan, India women’s series stalled amid political tensions


The series between Pakistan and India’s women’s team, which is always to be hosted by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), is the recent fatal accident added to the list of sporting events which have been hurt by political tensions between both states.

“This is for the government to decide,” said a BCCI official regarding the series. “The BCCI doesn’t have a say in this. We still have time to make a decision.”

At Present, the PCB is open to hosting the three-match ODI series in the United Arab Emirates. On the other hand, the board wants India to forfeit the six points accessible for the series if they usually do not consent to play.

India currently sit sixth on the table in the ICC Women’s Tournament, with Pakistan on seventh with eight points. If the six points for the series are awarded to Pakistan, neither side is going to have chance to qualify for the World Cup.

According to an ICC representative, if the series isn’t played, then that the issue of how the points will be awarded will be referred to the event’s technical committee.

The two sides have until the end of this month to play with the series, which has to be hosted by Pakistan,” said the spokesperson.

Cricketing ties between the two nations are currently stalled, given the political tensions between the neighbours. The men’s when Pakistan visited India for a limited overs series teams never have played a bilateral series against each other since 2013.

Nevertheless, both the girls’s teams are also scheduled to play the Asia Cup in Thailand between November 25 and December 5.