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PAKISTAN HAS DECIDED TO SEND A TEAM TO THE CRICKET WORLD CUP IN INDIA, A COUNTRY with which it has an uneasy relationship over territorial disputes .This will be the first time in seven years that a Pakistani team will play in India .According to Pakistani daily Dawn and Indian media outlets, Pakistan’s foreign ministry issued a press release the day before, explaining the decision by saying, “Pakistan has always maintained that sports should not be mixed with politics.” The ministry added that it had concerns about the safety of the team and would convey these to the International Cricket Council (ICC), which is hosting the tournament, and Indian authorities .India is hosting the Cricket World Cup tournament from October 5 to 19 next month .Teams from India and Pakistan may face off in Ahmedabad, in the northwestern state of Gujarat, on Oct. 14 and 15 during the tournament, but the ICC is yet to announce 온라인카지노 the dates. The Pakistani government has been mulling over sending a team to India and has now made a final decision. The deliberations began last October when India refused to send a team to this year’s Cricket Asia Cup in Pakistan .In response, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Rameez Raja, the country’s cricket governing body, said he would not send a team to the World Cup in India. The Asia Cup, which is a precursor to the World Cup, was eventually agreed upon after discussions, with Pakistan playing four matches on the 30th and the remaining nine matches, including the final, in Sri Lanka .The last time a Pakistani cricket team visited India was in 2016 for the ICC World T20.Pakistan, which seceded from India in 1947 when India broke away from British colonial rule, has had hostile relations with India, having fought three wars over the sovereignty of Kashmir. Born in England in the 16th century, cricket is the most popular sport in South Asia and is considered the “national sport” in both India and Pakistan.

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