Indian visas have not been issued to the Pakistan cricket team to participate in the Cricket World Cup.

According to the sources, the visas of the Pakistan squad are delayed and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is worried about the issuance of the visas.

PCB has informed the International Cricket Council (ICC) about the issue and asked them to issue visas on time as per the agreement.


Sources say that they were not told about the visas of the Pakistan squad and fans. PCB has been in touch with the Indian High Commission for a week, however visas could not be issued.

Pakistani squad is scheduled to leave for India via Dubai on September 26 and Pakistan’s first warm-up is scheduled on September 29 against New Zealand.

It should be noted that Pakistan’s squad for the Cricket World Cup has been announced, Babar Azam will be the captain and Shadab Khan will be the vice-captain.

Fast bowler Naseem Shah is not part of the national squad due to injury while Hasan Ali has been included in the squad in his place.

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Other players include Abdullah Shafiq, Fakhar Zaman, Imamul Haq, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Muhammad Rizwan, Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Wasim Jr., Hasan Ali, Saud Shakeel, Salman Agha and Osama Mir.

Three players have been kept in reserve for the World Cup, including Mohammad Haris, Abrar Ahmed and Zaman Khan.