Board regarding Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah earlier this last year had said that the Indian team will not end up being travelling for you to Pakistan to the Asia Cup scheduled to kept in 2023 and quite suggested that the location will be shifted for you to UAE. The remark through Shah, who is as well the president of the Asian Cricket Council left PCB furious above the timing regarding the statement and change of venue. PCB chief Ramiz Raja has already broken his stop on the matter while he addressed the challenge in a recently available interview having fiery remarks.
“Neutral venue for Asia Cup is not unprecedented and we have decided that we will not travel to Pakistan,” Shah possessed said this last year after BCCI’s 91st Annual General Meeting in Mumbai. “It’s the govt which decides over the permission of our team visiting Pakistan so we won’t comment on that but for the 2023 Asia Cup, it is decided that the tournament will be held at a neutral venue.”
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Besides the Asia Cup the coming year, as for every the FTP, Pakistan are usually also scheduled to number the Champions Trophy in 2025. Since the give back of international cricket in their country, the Champions Trophy will end up being the first ICC function to be scheduled in Pakistan.
Speaking to Urdu News, Ramiz fired shots as BCCI and the Indian team, making clear that if the Rohit Sharma-led side won’t go to Pakistan for the Asia Cup, Babar Azam’s men won’t end up being travelling to India to get the World Cup next year.
“If Pakistan doesn’t take part in the World Cup scheduled in India next year, who will watch it? We have a clear stand: If the Indian team comes here then we will go for the World Cup. If they don’t come then they can play the World Cup without us. We will adopt an aggressive approach. Our team is showing performance. I’ve always said we need to improve the economy of Pakistan cricket, and that can only happen when we perform well. In the 2021 T20 World Cup, we beat India. We beat India in the T20 Asia Cup. In one year, the Pakistan cricket team defeated a billion dollar economy team twice,” he said.
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