Najam Sethi leaves for Sri Lanka to attend 2-day ACC conference

Najam Sethi leaves for Sri Lanka to attend 2-day ACC conference

Lahore (Staff Report): Newly elected chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Najam Sethi left for Sri Lanka late Thursday to attend meeting of Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in Colombo.

Sethi said while talking to media ahead of his departure from Lahore airport that important issues will be discussed during the 2-day conference.

He said that the issue regarding hosting venue of Under-19 Asia Cup will also be discussed among other matters which is scheduled to take place in Bengaluru, India in November this year.

According to details, the PCB would raise an objection to India hosting the Under-19 Asia Cup following political tension between the two arch-rivals.

While talking about much-awaited Pakistan-India series, Sethi assured that he would be holding talks with officials from the Board of Control for Cricket in India in this regard.

He further stated that the PCB will make efforts to arrange for the last few matches of Sri Lankan series to be played in Pakistan.

Najam Sethi has been elected PCB chairman for a three-year term earlier this week. He has vowed to bring international cricket back to the country after years of isolation.