Cricket Canada seeks Indian visas for Pakistan-born players

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Toronto, Jan 30 (PTI) Cricket Canada has urged theInternational Cricket Council to help its three Pakistan-bornplayers obtain visas to enter India for the World Cup, whichgets underway in the sub-continent on February 19.

Vice-captain Rizwan Cheema, Khurram Chohan and HamzaTariq are still awaiting visas.

Cricket Canada is hoping the ICC would alter thetournament schedule, which sees Canada playing four of theirsix group games in India.

The Canadian team wants get the games to move Bangladeshand Sri Lanka if visa woes continue for their players.

Cricket Canada president Ranjit Saini said all effortsshould be made to solve the problem immediately.

In the World Cup, Canada are in Group A, which alsoincludes title holder Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka,Zimbabwe, Kenya and New Zealand.

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