Shoaib Akhtar optimistic about Pakistan-India series

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ISLAMABAD, Nov 07 (APP): Former Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib
Akhtar has expressed the optimism that India and Pakistan will
play a cricket series this year as he hoped an improvement in
relations between the two countries.
“There have been ups and down in relations between India
and Pakistan. It has been a roller-coaster,” Akhtar, who is in
New York to feature in inaugural session of All Stars T20 Cricket
League was quoted as saying by Indian website www.dnaindia.com on
Sunday.
Akhtar said that the proposed bilateral series between India
and Pakistan in UAE next month would take place as planned.
He said, “eventually we will come to the point when we will
sit together, put our hands together and work things out. I am
sure Pakistan and India will play this year,” he said.