Saturday, December 3, 2022
-Advertisement-
HomeSportsBCCI Vs PCB: Anurag Thakur’s strong reply to Pakistan, says India will...

BCCI Vs PCB: Anurag Thakur’s strong reply to Pakistan, says India will hold World Cup

Published Date:

Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Anurag Thakur has strongly reacted to Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) statement on the boycott of the ODI World Cup in India.

He said teams, including Pakistan, will participate in the 2023 ODI World Cup which will be hosted by India.

Anurag Thakur’s strong reply to PCB

During the announcement of the Khelo India Youth Games, Thakur said, “It’s BCCI’s issue and they will comment on it. India is a sporting powerhouse, where many World Cups have been played. The ODI World Cup will also be held next year in India and all big teams around the planet will participate in it.”

“Because you can’t ignore India in any sport. India has contributed a lot to sports, especially cricket. So, the World Cup will be organised next year, and it will grand and historic tournament. The home ministry will take a decision as there are security concerns in Pakistan. It’s not just cricket. India is not in a position to listen to anyone,” he added.

Jay Shah’s remarks

PCB had released a statement in reply to Asian Cricket Council chief Jay Shah’s remarks. There were reports doing rounds that India will plan to visit Pakistan for Asia Cup 2023. However, BCCI secretary Jay Shah denied such reports and cleared the air.

“We’ll have Asia Cup 2023 at a neutral venue. It’s the government which decides over the permission of our team visiting Pakistan so we won’t comment on that but for the 2023 Asia Cup, it is decided that the tournament will be held at a neutral venue,” Shah was quoted as saying by ANI.

What PCB had said?

“The PCB has noted with surprise and disappointment yesterday’s comments made by the ACC President Mr Jay Shah with regards to shifting of next year’s Asia Cup to a neutral venue. The comments were made without any discussion or consultation with the Board of the Asian Cricket Council or the Pakistan Cricket Board (event host) and without any thoughts towards their long-term consequences and implications,” the PCB stated.

“After having presided over the ACC meeting during which Pakistan was awarded the ACC Asia Cup with an overwhelming support and response from the ACC Board Members, Mr Shah’s statement of shifting of the ACC Asia Cup has clearly been made unilaterally. This is contrary to the philosophy and spirit for which the Asian Cricket Council was formed in September 1983 – a united Asian cricket body to safeguard the interests of the its Members and organise, develop, and promote the game of cricket in Asia,” it added.

Bindiya Bhatt
Bindiya Bhatthttps://thevocalnews.com
Founder and Editor-in-Chief at The Vocal News, Bindiya Bhatt is a journalist with over 15 years of experience in the media industry. Having covered nearly all beats in her career, she is an Automobile and Tech enthusiast who loves writing about cars, bikes, gadgets and more. She has done her Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication from IMS Noida.
-Advertisement-

Fresh Stories

More like this

All Eyes on the Latest Toyota Innova Electric, Spotted on Public Road

Blue accents and a closed-off grille up front distinguish...

Viral Video: Village youth makes 6-seater electric cycle, ‘desi jugaad’ leaves Anand Mahindra impressed

Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra is known for sharing...

‘None of their business’: After India, US rejects China’s opposition to ‘Yudh Abhyas’

India had on Thursday rejected China’s opposition to a...

Xiaomi’s Revolutionary Smart Scarf: Say Goodbye to the Cold

Heat is provided by this unique heating scarf. It...

Ready, Set, Race: 30 Days in a Single Charge, See What the Amazfit Falcon Has to Offer

The 1.28-inch AMOLED display on the Amazfit Falcon's round...

Stay Organized: How to Use the WhatsApp iOS Beta Date Search Feature

According to a report from WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is releasing...

WhatsApp’s Latest Beta Feature: Use Your Account on Both a Phone and Tablet

Currently, users automatically sign out of their accounts on...

Get Ready to Flip: OPPO Find N2 Flip Spotted in Leaked Video

In a hands-on video that was obtained and according...

Grab the iPhone 11 at huge discount on Flipkart, don’t miss the deal

On Flipkart, the iPhone 11 is available at a...

Infinix Zero 5G 2023: Unveiling the Flagship Phone With Dimensity 1080 and 120Hz Display

The Infinix Zero 5G 2023 is a new smartphone...

Miraculous Story of Survival: Man Saved by the iPhone 14 Emergency SOS in Alaska

With the iPhone 14 series, Apple debuted the emergency...

Sweet deal! Asus VivoBook S 14X with 2.8K 120Hz OLED display gets 45% discount

The Asus VivoBook S 14X laptop from Newegg features...

Go Off-Roading With the All-New Toyota Innova HyCross Rugged Edition

The Toyota Innova Hycross has been presented, and as...

PM Modi calls for ‘mindset shift’ as India takes over G20 Presidency

India has officially taken over the yearlong G20 Presidency...

Gold price today: Relief for gold buyers, silver up! Check latest rates in your city

As gold rush continues during the wedding season in...

Charge Up Quickly With the iQOO Neo 7 SE, 5,000 mAh Battery officially Confirmed

The iQOO Neo 7 SE will go on sale...

Best Apps of the Year Award 2022: Apple’s best iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps, check full list

It's time to find out which apps users of...

Hyundai Creta’s CNG-powered model coming soon? spotted testing ahead of launch

A facelift for the Hyundai Creta, unquestionably one of...

Bluebugging: How Hackers Are Taking Advantage of Bluetooth Users

People uses their mobile devices for entertainment, navigation, and other...

Xiaomi 13 beats Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max in this key aspect

For its newest smartphone, the Xiaomi 13 series, which...