India and Pakistan plays for J

Published: Tuesday, April 18, 2006, 23:53 [IST]
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New Delhi:Real estate major DLF Universal Ltd, will be the official sponsors for the one-day cricket tournament between India and Pakistan, to be held at Abu Dhabi on April 18-19.

DLF will be the title sponsor of the series which has the sanctions of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

The proceeds from the tournament will go towards helping the lives of the people affected by the earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir.

''This initiative is aimed at reinforcing our group's commitment to contribute and associate with worthy and humanitarian causes,'' said DLF Group Vice Chairman Rajiv Singh.

The event will be known as the DLF Cup.

This is the first time after six years that both the nations will be playing in a neutral venue.

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