The Pakistan Cricket Board has filed a criticism with the International Cricket Council (ICC) concerning ‘inappropriate conduct’ in the direction of the members of the Pakistan crew throughout its marquee World Cup fixture towards India on the Narendra Modi Stadium final Saturday.
After the touring Pakistan crew misplaced essentially the most anticipated recreation of the match by seven wickets, a number of movies – alleging inappropriate behaviour in the direction of the gamers by a sure part of followers – went viral, forcing the PCB to formally take up the matter with the ICC.
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In a press release on Tuesday, the PCB additionally acknowledged that it has lodged a criticism over the delay of visas supplied to Pakistan journalists, and the ‘absence’ of visa coverage for Pakistan followers.
“The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has lodged another formal protest with the ICC over delays in visas for Pakistani journalists and the absence of a visa policy for Pakistan fans for the ongoing World Cup 2023,” it stated in a press release.
Earlier, Pakistan crew director Mickey Arthur felt that it was extra like a bilateral collection. “It didn’t seem like an ICC event, I would be pretty honest. It seemed like a bilateral series, like a BCCI event,” Arthur stated after the match.
Usually, in each ICC occasion, followers from throughout the border flip up in giant numbers to cheer for his or her crew. But it was completely totally different this time round. “I didn’t hear ‘Dil Dil Pakistan’ coming through the microphones too often. That does play a role, but I am not using that as an excuse because for us, it was about living in the moment, about the next ball and about how we would combat the Indian players tonight,” Arthur stated.
Asked whether or not followers ought to have been granted a visa for the big-ticket occasion, Arthur stated with a sheepish smile, “I don’t want to get fined just yet. I don’t want to get fined…”
Pakistan is presently in Bengaluru and can tackle Australia on October 20.
Source web site: sportstar.thehindu.com