On his official Twitter account, Raja outlined the proposal to resumption cricket between the two teams


Modified Jan 12, 2022 10:29 AM IST

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There have been very few international cricket matches between India and Pakistan in the past few years, with the exception of the Asia Cup and the ICC championships. Over nine years have passed since they played a bilateral series, and their last meeting was at the T20 World Cup last year. As many T20Is and ODIs were played in December 2012 between Pakistan and India. In advance of the Pakistan cricket team’s T20 World Cup clash with India, its chairman Ramiz Raja has raised the issue of the lack of international games between both countries. On Tuesday, he shared his suggestion for the resumption of international cricket between both teams.

”Will propose to the ICC a Four Nations T-20i Super Series featuring Pakistan, India, Australia, and England that will take place every year, hosted by these four countries on a rotation basis. We have a winner here if we have a revenue model that splits profits among ICC members on a percentage basis,” Ramiz wrote. As part of the 2014 World T20, Pakistan won a dominant 10-wicket victory over India to break their winless streak against them. In the semi-finals, the side lost to eventual champions Australia. Pakistan was awarded the hosting rights of the 2025 Champions Trophy and returned to international cricket in 2019. A limited-overs series between Pakistan and West Indies was also cut short due to an outbreak of Covid-19 in the visitors’ camp last month.

The PCB chairman’s approach toward presenting the annual chart for the proposed tournament will be interesting to see in light of the packed international calendar, the respective T20 leagues of all countries included in the ‘Super Series’, and an ICC tournament every year until 2031.