Sources says the series will involved three ODIs and two T20Is since the window between the end of India's Test series against South Africa and the team's first match in Australia is too short to hold a Test series.
All of 20, a fast bowling son of a wire factory worker in Jaipur is making the right kind of noises in the domestic cricketing circle.
The PCB is miffed at the BCCI's refusal to play in the United Arab Emirates and sources are telling CNN-IBN that the Pakistan government is unlikely to allow the team to travel to India. A shadow of doubt is also emerging on Pakistan's willingness to participate in next year's World T20 in India but the PCB has said it would be premature to comment on the same at this moment.
PCB chief Shahryar Khan said it's too early to say about Pakistan's participation and that it depends on government's decision.
PCB chairman Shahryar Khan has come out and openly stated that the proposed India-Pakistan series in December cannot be played in India - and can only take place if the Indian team agrees to play in the UAE.
A day after board president Shashank Manohar announced that the BCCI will soon approach the government for approval, Shukla has reaffirmed that a proposal is being worked upon - the only confirmation at the moment is that the series, if it does take place, will not happen on neutral ground.