Huge-hitting West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has endorsed Pakistan as “one of many most secure locations” on this planet, weeks after Take a look at cricket returned to the nation after a decade.
No Take a look at-playing nation had visited Pakistan for the reason that 2009 terrorist assault on the Sri Lankan workforce bus close to Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium.
Final month, it was the Sri Lankan nationwide workforce solely, albeit a weakened one, that turned the primary elite facet workforce to tour the nation since that assault nearly a decade in the past.
When Gayle was requested if Pakistan is a protected nation for cricket through the Bangladesh Premier League, he responded, “Pakistan is likely one of the most secure locations proper now on this planet. They are saying you’ll get presidential safety so you’re in good arms. I imply we’re in good arms too in Bangladesh, proper?”
Gayle is at present enjoying for Chattogram Challengers within the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
Sri Lanka’s go to prompted an optimistic Pakistan Cricket Board to ask Bangladesh for 3 T20Is and two Checks.
The BCB, nonetheless, is but to take a name on the tour after their proposal of enjoying half the matches of the collection in Bangladesh was turned down.