PCB chief says no intention of resuming bilateral cricket with India.  |  Photo Credit score: IANS
- India and Pakistan haven’t performed any bilateral cricket between them since 2013
- PCB chief Ehsan Mani says he has no intentions of resuming bilateral cricket with India
- PCB chief Ehsan Mani needs each nations to type out political diferences first
India and Pakistan take pleasure in one of many best rivalries on the cricket pitch however the two nations haven’t performed bilateral cricket between every for nearly eight years now on account of political tensions between the 2 nations. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ehsan Mni has hinted that the resumption of bilateral cricket between India and Pakistan shouldn’t be going to occur anytime quickly.
Mani mentioned he has no intention of speaking to BCCI over the resumption of bilateral cricket between India and Pakistan except the political variations between the 2 nations are sorted out. Mani confirmed that PCB has held quite a few talks with BCCI, through the years for the resumption of bilateral cricket however their makes an attempt have gone in useless because the Indian board has shunned enjoying in opposition to Pakistan.
“Over time, the PCB has had plenty of discussions with the BCCI concerning bilateral cricket. Whether or not it’s T20 cricket or bilateral, all issues are within the palms of the BCCI. At this second I haven’t got any intention of enjoying any T20 league with India. First, they should type out the bilateral (political) relations with us, after which we’ll speak,” Mani was quoted as saying by IANS.
Earlier this yr, BCCI had made it clear to Pakistan that they will not be sending their staff to Pakistan, which was scheduled to host the Asia Cup. Nonetheless, the match was later confirmed to be moved out of Pakistan earlier than being postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Pakistan and India haven’t performed a Check sequence between them for 14 years and the Males in Inexperienced final toured India in 2012-13 for a limited-overs sequence.
The arch-rivals proceed to satisfy solely in main ICC competitions and PCB chief says he has no intention of holding talks with BCCI over resuming bilateral cricket. Mani additionally said that ICC ought to intrude within the matter as he raised questions over BCCI needing permission from the Indian authorities to play with Pakistan.
“I’m not speaking to the BCCI about bilateral cricket. It’s as much as them to talk to us if they’ve one thing to say. The ICC (Worldwide Cricket Council) structure says there must be no authorities interference. So, I believe ICC must be speaking to them [BCCI],” mentioned Mani, a former ICC president.