Lahore: A four-member Indian wresting team today arrived in Pakistan for a series of matches to be held in several cities across the Punjab province from November 20.

The Indian team, which entered the country via the Wagah land border, was welcomed by representatives of the Punjab Wrestling Association and Sports Board.

A group of musicians played drums and danced to its tune to greet the Indian contingent as it walked across the frontier. The matches to be held in Gujranwala (November 20), Lahore (November 21) and Faisalabad (November 24) are part of the second India-Pakistan wrestling championship.

The Indian team includes wrestlers Satinder Singh and Jagrup Singh and coach Rajinder Singh.

The Pakistani wrestlers, meanwhile, told media that they had been training for the competition for the past three months.

Officials said the Pakistani authorities had put in place "extraordinary security arrangements" for the Indian wrestling team