Previous International Cricket Council president Ehsan Mani has condemned BCCI chief Anurag Thakur for his "fiery" remarks on Pakistan and approached the PCB to push for India to be peeled off facilitating ICC occasions. Mani said on Tuesday night that Pakistani cricket authorities ought to come solid at the ICC official executive meeting in Cape Town one week from now.
"The Indian Cricket Board President, with his juvenile and fiery articulations, has given an opening to Pakistan to argue its case all the more viably at the ICC meeting," he said. Mani said that the Pakistan assignment ought to likewise request that the ICC ought to request that the BCCI president clarify his position in putting forth his expressions against Pakistan.
"Anurag Thakur is a legislator and individual from parliament of the decision party and the ICC must request that he clarify in what limit does he give his announcements on Pakistan or some other cricket issue," Mani said. "They should request that he clarify his position since the ICC constitution unmistakably prohibited any of its own authorities or those of part nations to make proclamations that bring the diversion into notoriety and that is the thing that Thakur has done in his announcements," the previous ICC boss said.
Mani said throughout the previous two years he had been prompting the Pakistan board to quit playing India in the gathering phase of ICC occasions. "Presently India is discussing not playing us in gathering phases of ICC occasions. Actually the ICC gains a considerable measure from these Indo-Pak matches in its competitions and India brings home the lions offer under the huge three administration equation. However they would prefer not to have two-sided cricket ties with us."
Mani said that Pakistani cricket authorities for quite a long time had been taking after a strategy of settlement with India since they needed resumption of two-sided cricket arrangement. "Yet, now it is clear there is part of antagonism from the Indian cricket board and even generally the circumstance is tense. So this is the best time for Pakistan to make its point at the ICC meeting."
A PCB official as of late affirmed that because of India not playing against Pakistan since 2007 in a full respective arrangement, it had endured misfortunes to the tune of more than USD 100 million. Najam Sethi, the previous director of the PCB, who now heads the official advisory group, told the media in Lahore that they wanted to give a befitting answer to India's late dangers to not play Pakistan in ICC occasions.
"Yes we have been perusing these announcements and we will give them a solid reaction at the ICC meeting," Sethi said. Sethi will go to the ICC executive meeting with CEO, Subhan Ahmad since administrator Shaharyar Khan, a previous profession ambassador, stays incapacitated as he is recuperating from a heart surgery.