The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) has sought a written reply from the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) looking for assurances that visas shall be granted to the Pakistani cricketers who will participate within the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup.
The ICC Males’s T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in India later this 12 months.
In keeping with sources, the ICC has requested India to offer a written assure that visas shall be supplied to the Pakistani squad which shall be touring the nation.
The matter was dropped at the ICC’s consideration after the PCB raised the difficulty throughout a gathering of the worldwide cricket physique.
The ICC, in keeping with sources, advised the BCCI that if Pakistani gamers weren’t issued the visas, then the way forward for the match can be in disarray.
The council additionally referred to as upon India to make it possible for the occasion is tax-free.
The transfer comes after rising diplomatic tensions between Pakistan and India, whereas any probabilities of reconciliation are removed from attain following India’s tried annexation of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
Pakistan and India’s tensions have additionally affected their bilateral sequence, with their final sequence in 2012-13, during which the Twenty20 sequence was drawn 1-1, whereas Pakistan gained the ODI sequence 2-1.
Individually, PCB had swapped the 2020 Asia Cup internet hosting proper with Sri Lanka Cricket. It signifies that the Asia Cup subsequent 12 months shall be staged in Sri Lanka, whereas the internet hosting rights of the 2022 version of the match are actually PCB’s.
It’s pertinent to say right here that the PCB had reportedly swapped the rights attributable to Indian board’s refusal to journey to Pakistan.