Responding to Shahryar Khan’s late explanation of boycotting India in ICC competitions on the off chance that they declined to play the proposed arrangement against Pakistan in December, IPL Chairman Rajiv Shukla on Saturday said PCB will need to tolerate the brunt all things considered.
Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar was yesterday cited as saying that “if the Indian Cricket Board authoritatively pulls out of the series in December, then we have the alternative of boycotting all matches against them in ICC and ACC occasions”.”Is this statement of Shaharyar Khan a risk to the BCCI or the ICC?,” asked Shukla. “PCB is bound by the principles of the ICC, in the event that it retreats it will need to manage the fine,” he said at the ‘Hindustan Shikhar Samagam’ on Saturday.
Expressing that no nation needs to play in Pakistan, Shukla has inquired as to whether they could promise full security to the Indian players.
“I need to make an advance, would you be able to (PCB) ensure the security to the players in its nation? In view of security concerns, take off alone England and Australia, even Bangladesh team would not like to go there,” Shukla said. Rejecting there is any probability of a cricket series in December, Shukla said, “In the wake of settling the cricket series with Pakistan, we will go to the Government for consent.
However, before that there are various issues that must be determined so there is no shot of an series in December.” Meanwhile, Shukla kept up that he was not in the race for the post of the BCCI president. Shukla commended the commitment of previous India openers, Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir, who were also present on the event. Indeed, he went ahead to say that in a few ways he considered Sehwag better that even Sachin Tendulkar.
Sehwag communicated joy over the determination of Ganguly as the Chairman of Bengal Cricket Association, saying it is better if players assume control over the reins of relationship as they will have the capacity to comprehend things better. On Shukla’s proposal for him to enter government issues, Sehwag said, “I’ve been buckling down on cricket in the most recent 15 years and can’t governmental issues at this moment. Will consider it later.” He included a lighter vein: “The choice of Rajya Sabha is better. As you must there you can do likewise for me too.”
Gambhir, notwithstanding, had diverse perspectives. “I think it would be better in the event that we challenge and achieve parliament with the goal that we know whether people need to see us there or not.”