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Indian cricket board secretary Jay Shah has flown to Bahrain the place an emergent assembly of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has been known as at PCB chairman Najam Sethi’s behest to determine destiny of Pakistan’s Asia Cup internet hosting rights. If sources within the BCCI are to be believed, there may be little to no likelihood of the Asia Cup being held in Pakistan in September. If in any respect, the match will both be shifted to UAE with PCB retaining the internet hosting rights or Sri Lanka could possibly be the opposite choice.
“Jay is in Bahrain for the ACC meeting. The BCCI’s stand will not change. We will not be travelling to Pakistan as we haven’t got any go-ahead from the government,” a BCCI supply acknowledged.
It can be understood that current bomb blasts in Peshawar has once more raised safety issues about holding cricket tournaments in Pakistan.
In December final yr, ACC chairman Shah had launched the itinerary of the continental physique and the venue of Asia Cup wasn’t talked about.
This led to Sethi accusing Shah of taking “unilateral decision”, an allegation that ACC formally refuted stating that repeated emails to PCB searching for suggestions on the itinerary went unanswered.
In October final yr, Shah, who can be the supremo of BCCI, had formally advised the media that India won’t journey to Pakistan.
The erstwhile PCB chief Ramiz Raja had again then threatened that Pakistan won’t journey to India for this yr’s 50 over World Cup.
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