NEW DELHI: Committee of Administrators (CoA) Chairman
On Thursday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is still seeking a ICC ban on countries that despite terrorism in the recent rejection, but it is non-committal whether India will boycott
at the World Cup
At its board meeting in Dubai
(ICC) dismissed the BCCI’s request to sever ties with countries from where terrorism emanates, although the Indian Board did not make a specific reference to Pakistan.
India and Pakistan are scheduled to play in World Cup on June 16 and Rai said due process will be followed before the final decision on boycotting the high-octane clash in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack.
“Coach meeting” after Rai said, “Let the time comes.” It is still four months away. We have expressed our concerns (over security) and they (ICC) said yes, ‘security tightened’ and everything else.
Rai insisted that the ICC has not shot down BCCI’s request of banning Pakistan from international cricket.
“The letter has been put in. It is clearly said that Pakistan has been a process which goes slow.” We have started a process, “said the former CAG
In the wake of the attack on the Pulwama terror attack, in which more than 40 CRPF personnel were killed, the BCCI, in a letter to the ICC, urged the world body and its member nations that countries with harsh terrorism
The India-Pakistan matter will be among the issues
In Mumbai later this month.
The long pending issue of BCCI becoming
(WADA) compliant will also be discussed after the ICC expressed an urgent need to settle the matter.
“The (ICC) Board unanimously acknowledged its desire to stay WADA compliant and committed to working in partnership with the BCCI, WADA and India’s NADA (
) To resolve the issue as a matter of urgency, “The ICC said last week.
While the BCCI is not compliant, the ICC and its other members are If the BCCI does not fall into line, the ICC faces the risk of being deemed WADA non-compliant, jeopardising its aim to take
to the Olympics by 2028
“A lot of issues will be discussed with the ICC Chairman including the One WADA,” added Rai.