The Pakistani cricket team landed in New Delhi on Monday for its first full-fledged tour of India in six years, marking yet another path-breaking moment in Indo-Pak sporting relations.
Inzamam-ul Haq and his team touched down at the Indira Gandhi Airport by a PIA flight at 1430 hours amidst tight security arrangements.
The cricketers, sporting green blazers, appeared relaxed as they acknowledged cheers from airport staff and few others who had gathered to catch a glimpse of the sporting heroes from across the border.
After the brief ceremonial welcome, the team was whisked off into a luxury coach and driven to a five-star hotel in South Delhi.
The Pakistan team, who had last played a three-match series in 1999 in India, is scheduled to play three Tests and six one-dayers during the 50-day tour, its seventh visit to India since 1952-53.