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“It’s good for cricket and cricketers”



Former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq feels it is the proper transfer to shift the 2022 Asia Cup from Pakistan. Razzaq opined that Dubai could be the most effective venue for the multi-nation event, however slammed India’s continued rising affect over the ICC.

Following the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) assembly this week, the BCCI made their stance even stronger on the Indian group not touring to Pakistan to play on this yr’s Asia Cup. The rationale acknowledged by the Indian board is that they will not obtain clearance from the federal government authorities to journey to Pakistan, owing to the diplomatic tensions between the 2 nations.

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Talking to Geo Information, Razzaq mentioned:

“It’s good for cricket. And for cricket promotion. India-Pakistan video games solely occur in ICC tournaments. If Asia Cup has been shifted to Dubai, then it’s most suitable choice. It’s good for cricket and cricketers. It doesn’t occur like this. This has been on for years. If the 2 boards sit throughout desk and chat, it will be nice. Each boards ought to clear up this subject.”

Earlier, Razzaq’s fellow countryman Javed Miandad expressed contempt over BCCI’s resolution to not come to Pakistan. The 65-year-old acknowledged that Pakistan does not want India to outlive and that the Males in Blue do not play towards them as a result of worry of dropping.

“The PCB must settle for the change of venue” – Former chairman

PCB chairman Najam Sethi. (Image Credits: Getty)
PCB chairman Najam Sethi. (Picture Credit: Getty)

Former PCB chairman Khaled Mahmood admitted that the Asia Cup would not be as glamorous a event with out India; nonetheless, he known as for ICC to query the BCCI over refusing to tour Pakistan. As quoted by the Indian Specific, he mentioned:

“The world doesn’t run on ideology and ideas; else ICC ought to present their energy and inform India ‘who’re you to not go and play Asia Cup in Pakistan?’ However India has nice affect on ICC. If We host Asia Cup with out India and with out their gamers, company sponsorship will all cease. The massive cash will cease. And it gained’t be a glamorous event with out them. It will be a weak event. We may even lose cash.”

The 2022 version of the Asia Cup passed off within the UAE as Sri Lanka gained the trophy by beating Pakistan within the closing.

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