BCCI asks Pakistan for “ non-terrorist attack guarantee ” following PCB’s “ visa insurance ” request

The 2021 T20 World Cup and the 2023 ODI World Cup will take place in India. And regarding the current relationship with the neighboring country, Pakistan Cricket Council (PCB) requested the International Cricket Council (ICC) to obtain written assurance from the Cricket Control Board in India (BCCI) that the Pakistani team would have no problem obtaining visas.

“We are also looking into the fact that the ICC World Cups are to be held in India in 2021 and 2023 and we have already requested the ICC to give us written assurances from the BCCI that we will have no problem obtaining visas and permission to play. in India, ”PCB CEO Wasim Khan said on a YouTube channel.

Now the BCCI has also reacted to the PCB position and demanded a “no terrorist attack guarantee” from the Pakistani board of directors. Speaking to IANS, a BCCI official said the ICC rules clearly state that there should be no government interference, but the same is true for cricket commissions which do not. should not interfere in the management of government.

The official did not stop there, as he then asked the CPC to provide a written guarantee that there will be no antagonism at the border before applying for visa-related insurance from the agency. Indian cricket.

“Can the CCP give assurances in writing that the Pakistani government will guarantee that no illegal incursions into India take place on the Pakistani side or that there is no violation of the ceasefire or that ‘No terrorist act takes place on Indian soil from Pakistan or no repetition of Pulwama type incident takes place? »Says the head of the BCCI.

“The ICC states that there should be no interference from governments in the administration of the game and the corollary would be that a sports council does not attempt to interfere with the functioning of a government. It is time for the CCP to realize this and stop acting as an agent for an ICC person known to be working against the interests of India. All I would say is that India is a wonderful country and acts in the most balanced way, ”he added.

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