The Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Shaharyar Khan said that a detailed report has been sent to the Interior Ministry on the security assurances received from the ICC and the BCCI.

"We have also informed the ministry about assurances coming from the Bengal Chief Minister who is keen to see Pakistan play in Kolkata," he said.

Shaharyar expects the ministry to take a final decision in a few hours as they have also been briefed about the security situation and arrangements for the Pakistan team by the Pakistan High Commissioner in New Delhi.

He said the assurances given by Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh that Pakistan would be given full security and the World T20 would be held smoothly, are positive developments.

The ministry yesterday said it would not send the team to India until the Indian government gave out a written assurance for providing complete security to the Pakistan team to deal with Pakistan specific threats in India.
     
A source said that the logistics department of the PCB was already making preparations to get the team on a flight to either New Delhi or Kolkata by this evening or night.

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