New Delhi: The BCCI has turned down ICC’s request of rescheduling an IPL match in Kolkata throughout its Annual board assembly in Kolkata from April 22-26.It’s after very long time that ICC is having its excessive profile assembly in Kolkata and since it’s overlapping with the cash-rich league, world physique wished BCCI to make sure that its members may at the very least watch a house match of Kolkata Knight Riders.
”Yes, there was a specific request from ICC as they wanted its various member delegates to watch an IPL game. However between April 22 and 26, there are no home games of KKR at the Eden Gardens,” a senior BCCI official instructed PTI on circumstances of anonymity.
KKR is enjoying a house match on April 16 and their subsequent house sport is on May three.
Between April 22nd to 26th, matches can be held in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Indore, Bangalore and Jaipur.
“If we have to reschedule it, the entire itinerary would be in a disarray. So we told them that it’s not possible to have an IPL match rescheduled,” the official added.
Meanwhile, it was additionally identified that uncertainty looms massive over PCB chairman Najam Sethi’s attendance.
The assembly is being held in Kolkata and never in Mumbai particularly to keep away from any political protest over PCB delegate attending a gathering in India.
However, Sethi could find yourself not getting the Indian visa in prevailing risky scenario.
“If Sethi doesn’t get visa, it might well be an indicator about the chances of Pakistan team procuring visa during the Asia Cup in September,” the official stated.
First Published: February 25, 2018, three:46 PM IST