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No bilateral cricket series on Indian or Pakistani soil: Amit Shah

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

(BJP) national president on Saturday categorically stated that and will not feature in any bilateral cricket series but would continue to participate in international tournaments.

"India, will continue to play at international tournaments but neither will play in nor Pakistan will play in India," said Shah.

The comments from the president come days after Union Minister Vijay Goel had said cricket series between the two countries was not feasible until cross-border stops.

"should come out with a proposal on Pakistan only after consultations with the I have already made it clear that any bilateral series with Pakistan is almost impossible because there cannot be relations between the two countries until there is from the Pakistani side," Goel has said last month in the national capital.

"and cannot go hand in hand," he added.

Goel, however, added that there was no control of the on multilateral games.

The (PCB) had earlier last month sent a legal notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in (BCCI) for failing to honour the MoU signed between the two cricket boards in 2014.

The PCB had also demanded compensation close to USD 60 million from the for not honouring the MoU signed when N. Srinivasan was at the helm of affairs in the Indian board.

According to the 2014 agreement, India were scheduled to play six series against Pakistan , four of them were going to be Pakistan's home series, subject to clearance from the of India.

The two Asian neighbours have not played a full bilateral series after the Mumbai terror attacks in November 2008.

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 18:42 IST