PCB liable for stripping off World Cup matches: Waqar

LAHORE: Former captain Pakistan cricket team Waqar Younis has accused PCB and the government of Pakistan of responsible for stripping off World Cup matches.

Talking to media here on Monday, former skipper Younis said we are helpless under prevailing circumstances that we can do nothing much against this ruling from International Cricket Council (ICC) because Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is the one which let ICC pronounce this ruling.

He said after the liberty terrorist attack on Sri Lankan cricket team, the provision of security for foreign players is questionable in Pakistan.

Waqar proposed that to avert security threats, PCB must start an IPL type league cricket tournament in Pakistan or else World XI must tour Pakistan.

When asked about Pakistan-Australia cricket series commencing from April 22, former skipper said this is the best chance that Pakistan cricket team has met to defeat gigantic Australia as national team is much balanced this time besides weather conditions and pitches in UAE are also favorable for Pakistan.