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PSL franchise owner calls for matches against IPL team at neutral venues

ANI  |  Karachi [Pakistan] 

Super League (PSL) franchise owner Zalmi Javed Afridi has sought Board of Control for Cricket in (BCCI) president Anurag Thakur's approval to allow the Indian League (IPL) teams to play against teams on neutral venues.

"Such events will help promote peace between the two countries," Javed Afridi said

According to the Dawn, the Peshawar Zalmi owner also the owners of some of the teams in and informed about the discussion he had with Thakur to hold such matches.

"We are in touch with them to play some matches between and teams, but for that we will need the approval of BCCI," Afridi insisted.

During the discussion, Afridi had also presented a Peshawar Zalmi t-shirt to the chief.

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

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 15:14 IST