CHENNAI (Agencies) - The attack on the Sri Lankan team in Lahore has put the hosting of the 2011 World Cup in the subcontinent in grave doubt although the BCCI maintains that "even three countries can host the tournament". Hinting that the 2011 event could go on even without Pakistan as one of the co-hosts, BCCI secretary N. Srinivasan told TOI: "Pakistan is the place where teams have refused to tour in current times. Even India have done that following the terror attacks in Mumbai. But we should remember that the World Cup is to be hosted by four countries and the other three are perfectly safe." India had decided not to tour Pakistan after the Mumbai terror attacks despite assurances from the PCB that there won't be any security concerns. Echoing Srinivasan, former BCCI vice-president and MP Rajeev Shukla said: "Now our decision not to tour Pakistan stands vindicated." Srinivasan stressed on how India had always been a safe place to travel. "There has never been any security threat on players in India. The security arrangements here have been praised by one and all...so there's no question of the World Cup being shifted from the subcontinent," Srinivasan added. England visited India immediately after the Mumbai attacks for two Tests and they were particularly impressed with the security measures that were being laid out at the two venues Chennai and Mohali. Srinivasan said that the issue will obviously be addressed once the hour of crisis gets over.