An Indian workforce will journey to Pakistan for a Davis Cup tie in September, the All India Tennis Affiliation (AITA) has stated, regardless of strained relations between the nations.
“It’s not a bilateral collection, it’s the World Cup of tennis. So no authorities clearance was required,” AITA Secretary Normal Hironmoy Chatterjee advised Reuters.
“We wanted an invite from the Pakistan Tennis Federation for the visa course of which we have now obtained. We’re making use of for the visas quickly because it’s a prolonged course of.”
An Indian tennis workforce final toured Pakistan in 1964 for Davis Cup after they defeated the hosts 4-Zero whereas Pakistan misplaced 3-2 of their final go to in 2006 in Mumbai.
Till just a few years again Pakistan was compelled to host its dwelling Davis Cup ties at impartial venues as groups refused to journey as a consequence of safety issues.
Chatterjee stated the Worldwide Tennis Federation has put in place stringent safety necessities to host Davis Cup ties and India’s gamers are trying ahead to profitable the tie and progress to the World Group qualifier.
“The safety preparations are ensured by the ITF. Their officers will likely be current in the course of the tie,” Chatterjee added.
“We have now not made any particular safety calls for.”
India’s cricket workforce has not toured Pakistan since 2007 and bilateral cricketing ties between them have remained suspended since 2008.