T20 World Cup 2021: India Agrees To Issue Visas To Pakistani Cricketers, Media

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

16th Apr, 2021. 11:07 pm

The Indian government has assured to issue visas to Pakistan players and the travelling media for the T20 World Cup.

According to the details, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has apprised the apex council about the development.

Note that, the T20 world cup was scheduled to be held in India later this year.

BCCI further informed that the Board has received permission from the government of India over the issuance of visas to the Pakistani team.

Earlier, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has guaranteed that the Pakistani contingent will face no difficulties in the T20 World Cup.

BCCI had assured the International Cricket Council (ICC) regarding visa issues.

This concern is raised by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani regarding visa issues of Pakistani players, media personnel, and fans were addressed by the Indian cricket board.

“BCCI has written to the International Cricket Council (ICC) assuring them of no complications for the Pakistan contingent’s passage into India for the tournament in October-November,” the report stated.

Earlier, the chairman had requested to ICC to shift the tournament to United Arab Emirates (UAE), if India did not provide any written assurance to PCB regarding visa concerns.

“I have asked the ICC that we need written confirmation that our players, fans, and journalists, in particular, will be issued visas,” Mani had said. “ICC has assured us that we would get the confirmation by the end of this month as it’s our constitutional right.”

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