India and Pakistan will play five series over the course of six years © AFP (File Photo)
India and Pakistan will play five series over the course of six years © AFP (File Photo)

Jun 26, 2014

India-Pakistan cricket is getting set for another dawn as the two countries could be finally involved in a bilateral series in 2015. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday confirmed that the India-Pakistan series in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would be held in December 2015, reported The Nation.

According to the newspaper, a PCB official said, “The PCB is hopeful that a final shape would be given by the BCCI to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between both the boards.” He added that under the MoU, both Pakistan and India would play six bilateral series in five years in the Future Tours Program (FTP).

As per the newspaper, the official also added that PCB chief Najam Sethi would discuss the FTP thread with his Indian counterpart when they meet during the ongoing ICC Annual Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

Former Pakistan cricketer, Sarfaraz Nawaz has lauded the efforts of the PCB to convince the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to play the series saying, “Sethi has been paying special attention for the revival of Pakistan-India series and it is good news for cricketers and fans of both the nation,” reported the daily.