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Pakistan journalists granted visas to cover IND vs PAK face-off on Oct 14

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Pakistan Journalists granted visas to cover IND vs PAK on October 14 at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

PAKISTAN JOURNALISTS GRANTED VISAS

As per reports, the Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) was working ardently to ensure visas for Pakistan Journalists. The International Cricket Council(ICC) had earlier informed about BCCI taking charge of providing visas for Pakistani journalists. In addition, all cricket journalists from Pakistan have been waiting for this opportunity to witness arch-rivals India and Pakistan clash. Earlier, the Pakistan Cricket Board(PCB) had expressed dissatisfaction over the pause in the visa approval for fans and reporters.

As per reports by RevSportz, an estimated 60 Pakistani Journalists are on their way to witness the much-awaited clash. Moreover, the Pakistan journalists will arrive in India with PCB’s chief Zaka Ashraf. In addition, Zaka Ashraf said in a press release issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board(PCB) that,

“I have delayed my travel to India, and I am travelling tomorrow after receiving confirmation that Pakistan’s journalists have been asked to submit their passports to obtain visas to cover the mega-event”

he further added,

“I am happy that my conversation with the foreign office helped in achieving a positive development regarding the visa delay”

IND VS PAK

The India vs Pakistan World Cup clash is among the most eagerly awaited. India and Pakistan head-to-head in an ODI World Cup has been seven times. In the head-to-head, India has always had the upper hand. Since 1992, India has trashed Pakistan in the ODI World Cup six times while chasing and once while defending the target. In the last World Cup of 2019, India defeated Pakistan by a margin of 89 runs via the DLS method in Manchester, England. Moreover, India’s skipper Rohit Sharma smashed 140 off 113 deliveries. Recently, in the Asia Cup India trashed Pakistan by massive 228 runs.

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