India and Pakistan last played a bilateral series in 2012.
India have beaten Pakistan in all their World Cup encounters.
India play their 500th Test when they face New Zealand in Kanpur on 22 September.
India host New Zealand in the first Test match at Kanpur on 22 September.
Thakur says as the biggest cricket body in the world, it is the BCCI's duty to help the game grow.
A biopic on MS Dhoni will be released on 30 September.
India and West Indies played a two-match T20 series in USA last month.
Virat Kohli will be in action when New Zealand tour India for three Test matches and five-match ODIs.
Kane Williamson will lead New Zealand during their tour of India.
Ian Bell has played 118 Test matches for England scoring 7,727 runs.
The BCCI voted against a two-tier Test system which had the backing of Australia, South Africa, England and New Zealand.
The Champions Trophy 2017 is scheduled to be played in England.
Ponting is currently the head coach of the Mumbai Indians.
BCCI has reportedly rejected the proposal of holding the new T20 league in India.
Thakur says neither four-day Tests nor a two-tier system will help solve problem of lack of attendance at stadiums.
India are scheduled to play 13 Test matches at home this season.
India take on West Indies in the second T20 on 28 August after losing the first T20 by one run.
India face West Indies in the first T20 on 27 August.
West Indies and India face off in the first T20 at South Florida on 27 August.
Glenn McGrath won three World Cup titles with Australia.
West Indies vs India, 4th Test: Where to watch live, prediction, possible XI and live streaming information
West Indies host India in the 4th Test on 18 August. The visitors lead the series 2-0.
Former coach marvels at how Indian cricket players adjust to scrutiny from public and media.
Virat Kohli has been tipped by Kapil Dev to score 400 plus runs.
West Indies vs India, 2nd Test: Where to watch live, prediction, preview, betting odds, possible XI and live streaming information
West Indies host India in the 2nd Test on 30 July. The visitors lead the series 1-0.
Virat Kohli scored his maiden Test double hundred against West Indies in the first Test at Antigua.
West Indies vs India, 1st Test: Where to watch live, prediction, preview, betting odds and live streaming information
West Indies have not beaten India in a Test match in 14 years.
Ravi Shastri and Sourav Ganguly were involved in a public spat over selection of Team India coach.
Ravi Shastri was overlooked in favour of Anil Kumble for the post of Team India's head coach.
India last played arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup.
Greg Chappell is happy with Anil Kumble being appointed as India's new head coach.