FICA waits for the response of PCB Security for world XI tour


Lahore, August 12 (TNS):  The Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) still waiting for a response from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) planned security arrangement for the world XI tour next month.

According to the reports, Federation International Cricket Board remains skeptical and wants to know more information of the security arrangement earlier making the final call about the possibility of the tour.

Executive chairman of FICA, Tony Irish, was quoted as saying that the players’ representative body is in communication with the PCB regarding the World XI series and wants to see the security plan for the proposed matches.

FICA’s security experts have already been to Pakistan to get briefed on the security plans for the tour.

The PCB, meanwhile, remains optimistic that it would be able to convince FICA on the security arrangements. An official of the board said a detailed report on the security plans would be shared with the FICA soon.

A team of international cricket stars is scheduled to visit Pakistan for three T20 matches in September. The dates for the proposed fixtures are yet to be finalized.