Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued an official statement in which it Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for ‘interference’ in its internal affairs with regard to the Kashmir Premier League.
The PCB wants to set up the Kashmir Premier League in the area illegally occupied by the Pakistani army.
Former South African cricketer Herschelle Gibba, who is expected to take part in the tournament, went to his Twitter account on Saturday to condemn the BCCI for not allowing him to travel to India for cricket-related work, due to his commitment to to play in the controversial KPL. .
Completely unnecessary of the @BCCI to compare their political agenda with Pakistan and try to stop me in the @ kpl_20. Also threatens me by saying that they will not give me access to India for cricket related work. Ridiculous, ”Gibbs wrote.
Completely unnecessary of the @BCCI to compare their political agenda with Pakistan and try to stop me in the @ kpl_20 . Also threatens me by saying that they will not give me access to India for any cricket related job. Ridiculous 🙄
– Herschelle Gibbs (@hershybru) 31 July 2021
‘Such actions by the BCCI are completely unacceptable’- PCB
Taking into account the development, the PCB has now released an official statement claiming that the BCCI is issuing warnings to ICC members to prevent their retired cricketers from participating in the Kashmir Premier League.
“The PCB believes that the BCCI has brought the game into disrepute by issuing warnings to several ICC members to prevent their retired cricketers from performing in the Kashmir Premier League, and further threatens that they will not gain access to India. for cricket-related work, “reads the statement by the PCB.
The PCB claims that BCCI’s actions are against the pretext of the Spirit of Cricket, and this is a dangerous precedent that cannot be tolerated.
The board further added that it would raise the matter at an appropriate time on the ICC forum.
‘Such actions by the BCCI are completely unacceptable, against the pretext of the Spirit of Cricket, and give a dangerous priority, which can not be tolerated or ignored. The PCB will address this issue at the appropriate ICC forum and also reserves the right to take any further steps available to us within the ICC Charter, ”the PCB said.