IPL: BCCI turns down ICC request for rescheduling IPL match | Cricket News
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 is after very long time that ICC is having its high-profile assembly in Kolkata and since it’s overlapping with the cash-rich league, world physique wished BCCI to make sure that its members might no less than watch a house match of Kolkata Knight Riders.
“Sure, there was a selected request from ICC as they wished its numerous member delegates to observe an IPL sport. Nonetheless, between April 22 and 26, there aren’t any residence video games of KKR on the Eden Gardens,” a senior BCCI official informed PTI on situations of anonymity.
KKR is taking part in a house match on April 16 and their subsequent residence sport is on Could three.
Between April 22 to 26, matches will likely be held in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Indore, Bangalore and Jaipur.
“If we have now to reschedule it, the whole itinerary can be in a disarray. So we informed them that it isn’t attainable to have an IPL match rescheduled,” the official added.
In the meantime, it was additionally identified that uncertainty looms giant 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.
Nonetheless, Sethi might find yourself not getting the Indian visa in prevailing unstable scenario.
“If Sethi does not get visa, it would effectively be an indicator in regards to the probabilities of Pakistan crew procuring visa in the course of the Asia Cup in September,” the official stated.