Pakistan Cricket Board to problem IPL’s proposed prolonged window at ICC meet | Cricket News – Times of India
PCB chairman Ramiz Raja mentioned that the problem will probably be raised on the subsequent ICC convention.
“There has been no announcement or decision as yet on the IPL window being increased. I will give my views on this issue at the ICC conference,” Raja mentioned throughout a media convention right here on Friday.
“My point is clear: if there is any development in world cricket that means we are being short-changed, we will challenge it in a very forceful manner and put our point across strongly in the ICC,” he mentioned.
The PCB’s resolution to formally problem the choice comes weeks after BCCI secretary, Jay Shah, in an unique interview to PTI mentioned that the Indian board will probably be getting an prolonged window for the IPL within the ICC’s subsequent FTP cycle ranging from 2024 until 2031.
“From the next FTP cycle, IPL will have an official two-and-a-half-month window so that all the top international cricketers can participate. We have had discussions with various boards as well as the ICC,” Shah had instructed PTI.
Raja additionally mentioned that whereas Pakistan is eager on enjoying India, the political equation between the neighbours continues to behave as roadblocks.
“I have spoken to Saurav (Ganguly) on the sidelines on this and I told him that presently there are three former cricketers heading their cricket boards and if they can’t make a difference who will?,” Raja mentioned.
“Twice Ganguly has invited me to attend the IPL finals last year and this year and cricketing wise it made sense to go, but then, because of the situation, we had to look at the fallout of accepting the invitations,” he added.