Pakistan is furious over BCCI secretary Jay Shah’s statement regarding the Asia Cup. Pakistan’s fury is that it is also talking about boycotting next year’s ODI World Cup in India. In the midst of all this, the official statement of the Pakistan Cricket Board has also come. The Pakistan Cricket Board has requested the Asian Cricket Council to call an emergency meeting. Let us tell you that Jay Shah had said in a statement that India will not travel there in the Asia Cup to be held in Pakistan in 2023. So the Asia Cup will be played at a neutral venue. However, Jay Shah also said that it is the government’s job to allow the Indian team to go to Pakistan. Can’t interfere with that either.
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Now Pakistan is getting chilly about this. The PCB said such statements could divide the Asian and international cricket communities and could also affect Pakistan’s visit to India for the 2023 World Cup. Pakistan’s trouble has also increased because this statement has been given by Jay Shah who is also the President of ACC. It also stated that the comments were made without any discussion/consultation with the ACC Board/PCB (Event Host) and without any consideration regarding the long term consequences and implications of Pakistan’s India for the ICC World Cup 2023. Travel and the 2024-2031 cycle could affect future ICC events in India.
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The PCB clearly stated that such statements have the potential to divide the Asian and international cricket communities and restrict Pakistan’s visit to India for the Cricket World Cup 2023 and future ICC events in India in the 2024-31 cycle. can also affect. According to the statement, the PCB has not yet received any official communication or clarification from the ACC on the statement of the ACC President. The PCB has now urged the Asian Cricket Council to convene an emergency meeting of its board as soon as practicable to discuss the important and sensitive issue.