— ICC/FileFor the Pakistani group taking part within the upcoming International Cricket Council Men’s T20 World Cup, the ICC has sought a written reply from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in search of assurances that visas will likely be granted to them.The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in India later this 12 months. According to sources, the ICC has requested India to supply a written assure that visas will likely be supplied to the Pakistani squad which will likely be touring the nation. The matter was dropped at the ICC’s consideration after the PCB raised the difficulty throughout a gathering of the worldwide cricket physique. The ICC, in accordance with sources, informed the BCCI that if Pakistani gamers weren’t issued the visas, then the way forward for the event could be in disarray. The council additionally known as upon India to make it possible for the occasion is tax-free. The move comes after rising diplomatic tensions between Pakistan and India, whereas any possibilities of reconciliation are removed from reach following India’s tried annexation of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.Pakistan and India’s tensions have additionally affected their bilateral sequence, with their final sequence in 2012-13, by which the Twenty20 sequence was drawn 1-1, whereas Pakistan gained the ODI sequence 2-1.Separately, PCB had swapped the 2020 Asia Cup internet hosting proper with Sri Lanka Cricket. It signifies that the Asia Cup subsequent 12 months will likely be staged in Sri Lanka, whereas the internet hosting rights of the 2022 version of the event at the moment are PCB’s.It is pertinent to say right here that the PCB had reportedly swapped the rights because of the Indian board’s refusal to travel to Pakistan.