World famous Pakistani cricket legend Wasim Akram on Tuesday said he was tensely seeking after a “yes” result as fans hold up to hear if an arranged arrangement between archrivals Pakistan and India is to proceed.
A late defrost in India-Pakistan relations, with the head administrators of both countries holding a short meeting in Paris a week ago, trailed by talks between their security guides in Bangkok, has raised any desires for a restoration of cricket ties, slowed down subsequent to 2008.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) executive Shahryar Khan on Monday said the arrangement’s destiny is to be chosen amid a visit to Islamabad by Indian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sushma Swaraj this week.
“Obviously, I am sitting tight for India’s “yes” on the arrangement and I am as sharp as a large number of fans crosswise over both the outskirts,” Wasim told columnists in Karachi.
The arrangement, concurred between the two sheets in a notice of comprehension marked a year ago, kept running into inconvenience in the midst of strained relations over cross-outskirt shelling in the debated Kashmir district.
According to the MoU, Pakistan and India are because of play six arrangement between 2015-2023, all pending government leeway from both sides.
Wasim, who drove the Pakistan group to India in 1999 regardless of dangers from radicals bunches from both nations, said cricket ought to be isolated from governmental issues.
The PCB said it trusts the visit by Swaraj, who landed in Islamabad on Tuesday, would make room for the arrangement — three one-day and two Twenty20 internationals — to be played on nonpartisan ground, in Sri Lanka, in the not so distant future.
“I believe that legislative issues and cricket ought not be blended, and if both nations do that, there will be no chance cricket is halted,” Wasim said.