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Misbah eager to resume Indo-Pak ties
Wednesday 23 November 2011

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq on Tuesday hoped that his country and India could soon resume cricketing ties which were stalled after the Mumbai terrorists attacks in 2008.

"Of course, we'd like to play against India.

India-Pakistan series are always important for both players and fans."

"It's always fun to play in a series between India and Pakistan. The interest is high, I hope it happens because for all fans and players it is a good occasion,'' Misbah said.

Both countries are slated to square off according to the ICC Future Tours Programme but are hard pressed to find a slot because of India's hectic schedule.

Misbah said the current Pakistan team was more mature than the one which lost to India in the ODI World Cup semi-final in March.

"That World Cup team wasn't so different to this side, maybe one or two changes. That also had teamwork and commitment in it. But this team is more mature than before, we've won a few series since then and the confidence grows the more you win.

"If these players stay together, then definitely we can get better. It looks more improved basically because it has more experience," he said.

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