BCCI assures ICC of offering visas to Pakistan workforce for the 2021 T20 World Cup in India
The BCCI assured the apex physique concerning the identical through the quarterly assembly which came about on April 1.
Ever because the International Cricket Council (ICC) introduced that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will probably be internet hosting the 2021 version of the ICC T20 World Cup in India, the office-bearers of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and different former cricketers have brazenly expressed their issues over whether or not the Pakistan cricket workforce gamers will probably be issued visas by the Indian authorities.
PCB fears that their neighboring authorities would possibly deny issuing visas to the workforce gamers and different individuals concerned just like the journalists and followers owing to the political stress between India and Pakistan. Thus, they demanded a written assurance from the Indian board and warned them of pursuing ICC for a change of venue from India to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
It is a well known indisputable fact that India and Pakistan are arch-rivals on and off the cricket discipline and don’t share a superb camaraderie with one another. Due to the identical purpose, each nations haven’t featured in a single bilateral sequence in opposition to one another since 2012/13. While Pakistan final traveled to India for taking part within the ICC 2016 World Cup, the Men in Blue haven’t visited the neighboring nation for greater than a decade.
BCCI assures ICC and PCB
“There is a need to change the ‘Big Three’ mindset. We are not seeking written assurance for the visas of the national team only, but for the fans, officials and journalists as well. We have told the ICC that India should give written assurances by the end of March so that we know where we stand or we will push for the relocation of the World Cup from India to UAE,” PCB chairman Ehsan Mani was quoted as saying in February.
Meanwhile, it’s discovered that in reply to the statements made by the Pakistan Cricket Board, the BCCI has given an assurance to the ICC that the Pakistan workforce is not going to face any points of their journey to India and they’re going to make it possible for the Men in Green get visas from the Indian authorities. As per studies in The Times of India (TOI), the BCCI assured the apex physique concerning the identical through the quarterly assembly which came about on April 1.