pakistan afghanistan cricketKarachi: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) is willing to send its national team to Pakistan to play One-Day Internationals (ODI) with the hope of reviving international cricket in the country, chief executive Noor Muhammad Murad said.

Murad went to Pakistan on a short trip recently with the hope of strengthening bilateral cricketing ties between both the countries. He later termed his trip “fruitful” after meeting Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Sheharyar Khan.

“Our focus and request was basically to play ODI matches with Pakistan. The Afghanistan board is ready to send the national team to various cities of Pakistan to help the revival of international cricket in the neighboring country (Pakistan),” he said.

Murad visited Pakistan along with the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and held talks with top PCB officials before witnessing a friendly macth between Pakistan A and Afghanistan A in Islamabad.