PCB to sue BCCI for dishonouring MoU on bilateral series

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PCB to sue BCCI for dishonouring MoU on bilateral series

New Delhi [India] Apr 26 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) executive committee chairman Najam Sethi informed on Wednesday that they have decided to sue the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for failing to honour the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two cricket boards in 2014.

“PCB has told BCCI it is suing for compensation against BCCI’s refusal to play bilateral series as per Agreement signed in 2014,” Sethi tweeted.

According to the 2014 agreement, India was scheduled to play six series against Pakistan, four of them were going to be Pakistan’s home series.

While the BCCI has repeatedly snubbed Pakistan’s request for resumption of ties, the PCB wants the Indian cricket board to honour its commitment of six series between 2015-2023 under the MoU signed, which is subjected to clearance from the Government of India.

Despite not playing a full-fledged bilateral series against Pakistan since the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, the arch-rivals have played each other a number of times in the ICC events, with the most recent coming at the 2016 ICC T20 World Cup. Although, Pakistan toured India for a short series in December 2012. (ANI)

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