Want more Indo-Pak matches: Cricket lover Arbaaz
IANS [ Mon, Dec 31, 2012 ]
- Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Arbaaz Khan loves to watch cricket, especially when the teams in question are India and Pakistan. He feels that the teams must play often as bilateral relations improve.
On Sunday, Pakistan beat India by six wickets in the first One-Day International (ODI) between the two sides at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
"It was great to see India and Pakistan battle it out on the cricket field. It would be wonderful to see these two nations play cricket often," tweeted Arbaaz.
"Cricket being played between India and Pakistan is a clear indication of improved bilateral relations between the two countries. Hope we continue to be fine with all our neighbours and maintain peace and harmony. It's the only way to move forward," added the 45-year-old.
Arbaaz himself indulges in the sport as a member of Mumbai Heroes, one of the six teams of Celebrity Cricket League (CCL).
CCL is a non-professional men's cricket league in India. Its teams consist of film actors from six major regional film industries of Indian cinema.