India Can’t Play Pakistan Without Government’s Permission: BCCI Official

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has received the battle towards the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as its attorneys satisfied the ICC that the rationale behind the Indian eves not taking part in Pakistan of their ODI Championship spherical was clearly a case of not getting obligatory permission from the federal government.

Speaking to IANS, a BCCI official mentioned that the attorneys representing the Indian board put out the true image and the worldwide physique understood the situation.

“Our lawyers explained to the ICC that for every tournament, we take the permission of the government and it isn’t just about playing Pakistan. So, if we don’t get clearance from the government, how can we play them? It was just about explaining the scenario,” the official mentioned.

With this the technical committee of the ICC determined determined that groups will share factors in all three sequence within the ICC Women’s Championship that didn’t happen in the course of the competitors window and that noticed India on Wednesday qualify for the 2021 Women’s World Cup.

The India-Pakistan sequence was initially scheduled within the sixth spherical of the competitors, between July and November 2019, however regardless of the very best efforts of each the boards, it was unable to happen, ICC mentioned in an announcement.

“With respect to the India vs Pakistan series, the TC concluded that the series could not be played because of a Force Majeure event after the BCCI demonstrated that it was unable to obtain the necessary government clearances to allow India to participate in the bilateral series against Pakistan, which forms a part of the ICC Women’s Championship,” the media assertion learn.

Interestingly, PCB chief Ehsan Mani on Tuesday made it clear that the Pakistan Cricket Board would not want the BCCI to hitch fingers with them.

“We have suffered losses but they (India) are not in our thinking or planning. It is like a Pie in the Sky situation. We have to live without them and we don’t need them to survive,” he mentioned in a podcast launched by the PCB’s media division.

“I am clear if India doesn’t want to play we have to plan without them. Once or twice they have made promises to play against us but pulled out at the last moment.”

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