Pakistan Cricket Board boss Ramiz Raja has made his thoughts to desk a proposal for a four-nation match involving India on the upcoming ICC Board Assembly during which BCCI can even participate.
Nonetheless, as per experiences, BCCI is unlikely to play ball.
As per the present ICC rule, a member board can host a tri-nation match on the most as solely the worldwide physique has the best to arrange an occasion which entails greater than three international locations.
However Ramiz’s ‘white-paper’ proposes that ICC run the match yearly with a projected income of USD 750 million for the mother or father physique from media rights and different business actions.
India have been pencilled as one of many 4 taking part sides within the four-Nations T20 Tremendous League Collection proposal, which Ramiz plans to desk on the April 10 ICC Board assembly in Dubai.
Australia and England are the opposite taking part sides within the proposal, which, if goes via, will see the Asian neighbours compete on the highest stage on an annual foundation.
The occasion host, the idea (white) paper says, will probably be determined amongst the 4 contributors, with every taking part facet to stage the match on a rotation foundation with ICC like its different international occasions working the match.
Nonetheless it has been learnt that BCCI is unlikely to relent.
“Our Futures Tours & Programme (FTP) is packed. Also the fact that there are lot of factors and as of now, there is no change in policy of playing them at ICC events. Also, we don’t think ICC will be ready to organize a four-nation and Raja’s proposal will be turned down,” a senior BCCI official mentioned.
India and Pakistan have performed one another solely in ICC or ACC occasions since 2012 when the final bilateral white-ball collection was held.
Lately, BCCI secretary Jay Shah had said in an interview to a overseas information company that board is at the moment extra focussed on honouring its bilateral commitments.
“The calender is choc-a-bloc and in addition we have to hold gamers bodily and psychological well being in thoughts with a lot of cricket being performed,’ the official mentioned.
In accordance with proposal ready by Ramiz, “the quadrangular collection will probably be performed on a single-league foundation round September/October, which is a low cricket interval as a result of eve of cricket seasons in Australia, India and Pakistan, and the tail-end of the cricket season in England.
“The proposal suggests a potential revenue of USD 750 million, which the PCB boss wants to be distributed amongst the participating nations and other ICC members through a distribution model,” a PCB supply advised PTI.
Whereas Ramiz desires ICC to be the organizers of such an occasion, PCB sources really feel that it’s going to under no circumstances undermine the worldwide occasions.
“It is not an attempt to undermine the ICC Events or the ICC Events Cycle. The ICC tried the Super Series in 2005, so there is no harm in testing waters for another event,” the supply mentioned.
With PTI inputs