Terming the BCCI as “unreliable”, Mani mentioned Pakistan cricket is vibrant and robust sufficient regardless of not enjoying any bilateral collection with India for lengthy.
“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,” the previous ICC head added.
India had averted enjoying Pakistan in a full bilateral collection for the reason that Mumbai terror assaults in 2008.
Mani mentioned resumption of bilateral cricketing ties with India within the foreseeable future is unsure.
“Right now we play in opposition to them (India) in ICC occasions and Asia Cup and that’s okay as a result of we’re excited by enjoying cricket.
“We want to keep politics and sports apart,” he mentioned.