Long march not to disturb England Tests, assures Imran.

LAHORE -- Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Tuesday assured the British High Commissioner to Pakistan Christian Turner and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja that the forthcoming long march would not disturb the Test series between Pakistan and England starting in Rawalpindi on Dec 1.

The PTI has announced to begin a long march against the present government from Rawalpindi on Nov 26.

England after a long gap of 17 years toured Pakistan prior to this year's T20 World Cup to play a seven-match T20 series which the tourists won 4-3. The English Test team is scheduled to tour Pakistan for the second leg comprising three Tests to be played in RawalApindi, (Dec 1-5), Multan (Dec 9-13) and Karachi (Dec 17-21).

Turner and Ramiz in their joint meeting with Imran at his Zaman Park residence informed the former prime minister about the importance of England team's tour to Pakistan and expressed their concerns over the security of the tourists that maybe compromised in case of political unrest in the country.

Imran, Pakistan's 1992 World Cup-winning captain, during the meeting was told that the said series was crucial for cricket of both the...

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