LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has also started worrying about the Kiwis’ tour, but officials of both the boards have been contacted regarding the series in September.
The New Zealand team is leaving for Bangladesh on Monday. After the series ends there, the guest cricketers will come to Pakistan to play 3 One and 5 T20 matches.
A recent local media report said that the Kiwi cricketers have expressed security concerns in view of the situation arising out of the Taliban taking command in Afghanistan.
Heath Mills, head of the Players ‘Association, said the players’ concerns were understandable and that action would have to be taken to address them. The decision to tour or not or to change the schedule will be based on the report.
Sources said that the PCB is also concerned about the series in September. In this regard, the two boards have been contacted. The NZC informed about the decision to send Rigg Dixon to Pakistan.
The two discussed a series in the context of the current situation in Afghanistan. The PCB has assured the Kiwi Board of foolproof security arrangements. Will be given
It may be recalled that the first ODI of the series between Pakistan and New Zealand will be played on September 17 in Rawalpindi.