Sunday, 20 August, 2017

Government says 'no' to bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan

Getty Images Reportedly Kumble and Kohli are having different opinion when it comes to the proposed pay hike for centrally contracted players
Carol Daniels | 29 May, 2017, 12:03

According to ANI, Goel said that the BCCI should make a proposal to the PCB to speak with the Indian government.

The PCB has sent a notice of intent to the BCCI claimingcompensation of around United States dollars 69.4 million for India nothonouring the MOU signed between the two boards in 2014 toplay six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023.

"As long as Pakistan continues to sponsor terrorists, it will not be possible to have sporting ties between the two countries".

Talking to newsmen in Lahore on Monday, Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Sheheryar Khan said Pakistan and India had signed an agreement to play different cricket series from 2014 to 2023, but India has backed out.

PCB has sent a notice of intent to the BCCI claiming compensation of around United States dollars 69.4 million for India not honouring the MOU signed.

"In terms of multi-national sports, we don't have control on that, and they will be treated differently", he added when asked about other sports.

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Amitabh Choudhary, the acting BCCI secretary, had said he communicated the same to PCB's chairman Shaharyar Khan.

Over the last couple of years, there have been multiple efforts from cricket boards of both countries to organise a cricket series between between India and Pakistan, but political tensions have not allowed it to materealize.

It needs to be seen what remains the outcome from Monday's meeting in Dubai.

"The consensus is that before the matter is sent to thedisputes resolution committee the two boards should hold talksand try to work out a solution".

Anil Kumble's contract as India coach expires on June 30 post the conclusion of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 after which the next coach will be decided.

While Ponting has made his opinion clear, the final call in regards to the India head coach job will be down to the cricket advisory committee, which consists of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V.V.S. Laxman.

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