T20 World Cup:India-Pakistan venue changed over security concerns

T20 World Cup:India-Pakistan venue changed over security concerns

T20 World Cup:India-Pakistan venue changed over security concerns

Written by Tharushan Fernando

10 Mar, 2016 | 7:19 am

One of crickets’ greatest rivals were set to meet in the group stages of the World T20 in Dharamsala but has been moved to Kolkata (Calcutta) due to security concerns, according to organizers.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) noted that the decision was taken after talks with Indian and Pakistani authorities. The ICC fears that crowds with animosity against Pakistan will try to disrupt the match on the 19th of March.

A Pakistani security team was sent to India on Tuesday to assess the situation at the original venue

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