Stop holding ‘needless’ India-Pakistan cricket matches: RK Singh

Published 05/11/2015, 6:08 AM EDT
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BJP MP RK Singh asked the government not to hold an Indo-Pak cricket series questioning the need for having sporting ties with a country which shelters terrorists responsible for carrying out attacks in India.

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The government should not hold such a cricket series or “reconsider” any decision on the matter as Home Minister Rajnath Singh has informed the House that Mumbai serial blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim has been given shelter in Pakistan, he said.

Reports have it that in December, India could take on Pakistan in their first ‘away’ bilateral cricket series in almost a decade.

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India and Pakistan cricket board chiefs met in Kolkata on Sunday and said that the series would likely comprise three Tests, five one-day internationals and two T-20 games.

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