Here's what the whole news is about. India's Davis Cup vs Pakistan tennis match: This will be the Davis Cup match between India and Pakistan's tennis teams in September. This match can be in a neutral place.
This Indian Davis Cup team will have to confront its authority from Pakistan in accordance with the draw on Wednesday, but due to the central government's policy not to allow this team of any game to travel to the neighboring country, this match will be held at the neutral venue can be done.
It has not been visited by any Indian Davis Cup team in Pakistan since March 1964, and India won 4-0 in that match in Lahore. The draw of the competition in September this year was held in London. Its winning team will reach the World Group qualifier.
The PCB also filed a compensation case in this regard before the ICC arbitrator but eventually lost to the BCCI. The government has not allowed the Indian cricket team to go to Pakistan for any bilateral match. We have to emulate the government's policy. We will talk to the government to know about it.
The government has not allowed any sports team to travel to Pakistan. "This Pakistan hosted Garcourt last year, hosted by Uzbekistan and Korea. The All India Tennis Association (AITA) said that he will talk to the government to know if the team will be allowed to travel or not. This AITA General Secretary Hiranyamy Chatterjee told PTI, "This is not an option for AITA.
This match will be on the field of opposition team as the last match between the two countries was played in Mumbai in 2006, in which India had won 3-2. The current non-player captain Mahesh Bhupathi was part of that team, including legendary Leander Paes, Prakash Amritraj and Rohan Bopanna. Earlier, India and Pakistan had clashed with each other in 1973, which was played in the neutral venue in Malaysia.
Although it is not a rivalry between the two countries in tennis, there is no cricket-like rivalry in tennis, but if the duo left the Bopanna, then the current player has not played against Pakistan and it is a far-fetched one to visit this neighboring country. This is India's strongest team in the Asia / Oceania region and there is no defeat in the six encounters that have happened since then till now. When it was Pakistan's hostage in 1971, India was given a walkover.
Bhupathi was quite happy with the match against Pakistan. Bhupathi told PTI, "This is a good draw for us, given the depth of our team. We have hoped to win and return to the World Group Playoff (qualifier). Although they both of them have no comment on whether of the government should allow the team to travel, or they are willing to travel to Pakistan or not.
India's coach Zeeshan Ali said, "We know the players of Pakistan very well. I am confident that the team we have and now the way our players are playing and it is improving our rankings, we are definitely strong. Pakistan though it will not be India's team of collapse because none of them are here in the singles player ATP rankings. He has only a good competitive player in the form of Ayesom-ul-Haq Qureshi whose doubles ranking is 67.
Bopanna and Qureshi have played in the past as a team and the pair, famous as the Indo-Pak Express, also had success. Here, 39-year-old Akeel Khan is still playing solo for him. They have Mujammil Mortaza and Hirah Ashiq and Shahzad Khan in the team. Here, the top players of India are close to entering the top 100 ranking of Pranjesh Guneshwaran and Ramkumar Ramanathan singles.