Pakistan Cricket Board invited by BCCI to play in India instead of UAE, Pakistan and India are booked to play a reciprocal arrangement in December according to a Memorandum of Understanding marked by the two cricket Boards in 2014. Pakistan Cricket Board has been welcomed by BCCI to play in India rather than UAE. The arrangement is currently subject to government leeway from both countries.
Pakistan Cricket Board invited by BCCI to play in India instead of UAE
Pakistan won’t visit India to play their “home” reciprocal arrangement booked in December. A cricket site has cited Pakistan Cricket Board executive Shahryar Khan as saying that a third “home” arrangement in India was impossible. (BCCI Ready to Discuss Series Only if Pakistan Agree to Play in India: Anurag Thakur)
Khan asserted a week ago that Board of Control for Cricket in India had welcomed Pakistan to play an arrangement in India in December.
As per a Memorandum of Understanding marked by the BCCI and PCB in 2014, this is Pakistan’s swing to play host. For security reasons, Pakistan play their home matches in the UAE. (India Have Invited Us for Bilateral Series, Claims PCB Chief)
“There is no doubt of playing in India. I (am) as yet anticipating the reason of not playing in UAE,” Khan told ESPNcricinfo.
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In the mean time, Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said the national cricket group ought not acknowledge BCCI’s offer.
“I for one restrict it. The leader will take an official choice,” Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was cited as saying by the Dawn.
BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said a week ago that because of government confinements, Team India won’t go to play in the UAE.
Khan said Pakistan have played two “home” arrangement in India. With PCB determined on play have, the December arrangement by and by hits a barrier.
“We went there in 2007 and 2012. This time not once more. It is our arrangement and we will play at our home venue which is the UAE,” he repeated. “What is the issue playing in UAE as they had played their IPL there too so why not Pakistan arrangement?”
India have over and again impeded the December arrangement to a great extent because of fear assaults, supposedly supported by Pakistan. Thakur, a BJP MP, has completely expressed that cricket was unthinkable in an atmosphere of fear. However, things have turned upward after Shashank Manohar assumed responsibility as BCCI president in October.
More than security reasons, PCB and BCCI are additionally battling about telecast right. Pakistan have a tie-up with TEN Sports while STAR India are the show accomplices of the well off BCCI.
After the arrangement with South Africa closes on December 7, India have a month’s window to play Pakistan. In the event that the visit gets government gesture and the Boards concur on the venue and benefit sharing, the arrangement will perhaps see ODIs and T20s.
The BCCI did not quickly react to the PCB’s remarks on Monday.