Fri, 01 Jun 2012 08:39:50 GMT

Dhoni keen on resumption of India-Pakistan ties

Even as the cricket boards of India and Pakistan have hinted at possibilities of resumption of cricketing ties as early as end of 2012, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has expressed his intent to play against arch rivals


Dhoni keen on resumption of India-Pakistan ties

GURGAON: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni endorsed the idea of resuming bilateral cricketing ties with Pakistan but expressed doubts over scheduling of matches.

"If Pakistan comes and play here it's good for us. But I don't know about the scheduling... how they will fit it. We are open to it," Dhoni said here.

Relationship between India and Pakistan hit a low following the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks and bilateral cricket ties between the two countries were snapped since then.

But the BCCI's invitation to PCB chief Zaka Ashraf for the IPL final and inclusion of a Pakistan team in the Champions League Twenty20 indicated that things are on the mend now.

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