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‘Highly effective BCCI has massive clout’: PCB chief Najam Sethi on Asia Cup internet hosting problem forward of ACC and ICC conferences | Cricket Information

NEW DELHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi on Saturday raised an enormous query mark over internet hosting of Asia Cup in Pakistan, stating that help of different members of Asian Cricket Council (ACC) can be essential on the problem however everybody is aware of how a lot highly effective Indian cricket board (BCCI) enjoys massive clout within the continental physique.
ACC chief and BCCI secretary Jay Shah had earlier introduced that India is not going to journey to Pakistan for the Asia Cup scheduled later this 12 months and the match can be moved out of Pakistan.
“It is essential to see how different members (of ACC) take a look at our stance on the Asia Cup. What they suppose is essential, however in the long run we should realise how a lot clout the BCCI with its monetary energy carries in world cricket,” stated Sethi at a press convention in Lahore, forward of his departure for Dubai to attend ACC and ICC conferences.
“I’ve been involved with senior members of ACC. I’ve knowledgeable them about our issues and we are going to attempt to discover honourable options to the issues,” he added.


Sethi stated he had not solely taken authorized opinion but additionally held casual consultations with the overseas workplace and authorities officers on the problem.
“I’ve held casual consultations and brought the federal government’s opinion as effectively and this time we have now additionally taken all authorized recommendation for what stance we are able to take at these conferences,” he stated.
Pakistan has been insisting that India ought to come to Pakistan to play within the Asia Cup in September and if they do not come and the match is moved elsewhere, the PCB can be compelled to not ship its crew to India for the 50-over World Cup in October-November.
“I may even be speaking to the BCCI secretary and ACC President, Jay Shah.
“I’ll see how the conferences go after which come again and after consulting related authorities take a remaining choice on whether or not we are going to ship our crew to India for the World Cup.”
Sethi stated if Pakistan crew goes to India (for the 50-over World Cup), it might anticipate the best requirements of safety for the gamers and in addition quick access for the Pakistani media and followers.
(With PTI inputs)



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