Clarke hails Pakistan security improvements, urges caution


A top cricketing official urged caution on Saturday over efforts to revive international cricket in Pakistan, which has been suspended for nearly eight years due to security fears. Pakistan have not hosted any major cricket event—barring a limited over series against minnows Zimbabwe in 2015—since a terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009. Last week, the West Indies refused to tour Pakistan for two Twenty20 internationals in March, citing refusal from players over security fears. Giles Clarke, head of the Pakistan Task Team at the International Cricket Council (ICC), is currently making a two-day…

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