December 3, 2017

PCB won’t get anything from legal battle against BCCI

KARACHI: Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has said that the board’s legal battle in opposition to, India for now not honoring MoU of gambling a bilateral series, is good for not anything and it'll not deliver anything for Pakistan. talking to journalists in Karachi, Zaka stated the PCB’s MoU with India wasn’t a properly drafted settlement and it didn’t have the clause to make certain reimbursement.

 “This struggle will handiest motive embarrassment to the PCB because it will not get something. furthermore, I agree with that following this tussle, the BCCI will do efforts to isolate Pakistan in international cricket by way of blockading cricket series for us,” Zaka stated. The PCB had on Thursday sent an authentic word to the worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) seeking the formation of dispute panel to adjudicate the problem of Pakistan-India bilateral cricketing ties.

“The MoU was now not legally included as I don’t see any clause, which may additionally permit Pakistan to say repayment or to visit any court of arbitration in opposition to the BCCI for now not honoring the dedication,” he said at the same time as suggesting that the matter must be handled diplomatically. the former chairman stated that India presented him the same while he was heading the PCB, but he took a principled stand inside the hobby of Pakistan.

 “First, I told them that we are against moving all powers to 3 international locations, second I requested them despite the fact that we supported, what could we get out of it,” Zaka explained. “I was insisting that there have to be a clause to present us felony protection towards the BCCI if they refused to play collection with us making an excuse,” he stated.

the previous PCB leader stated that he demanded a clause for taking BCCI to the courtroom of Arbitration for sports in case of dishonoring the dedication, but India didn’t agree to it. “Even Giles Clarke got here to me and I made him clean on my stance; upon being attentive to my function the ECB leader also agreed that it became legally accurate for us to call for such clause while signing an agreement with India,” Zaka said.

He showed that Pakistan’s tour to India in past due 2012 was only a goodwill tour and PCB didn’t get any monetary benefit out of it, however, introduced that it is incorrect to mention that PCB was on the losing stop on that tour. “BCCI took care of all of the charges, so how should we suffer any losses,” he stated. 

“In truth, on the sidelines of that series, I had fruitful discussions with my then Indian counterpart Srinivasan, who had agreed at the resumption of bilateral ties and promised that he could convince the authorities, however, that couldn’t take place,” Zaka concluded.