In some stunning revelations, former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has revealed that the board had despatched the gamers’ wives together with them on their tour to India again in 2012-13 to keep away from any mishaps. To notice, each India and Pakistan have all the time had their variations and they’re mirrored within the cricketing area as properly.
The arch-rivals haven’t performed a bilateral collection since 2012-13. The Males in Blue final confronted their neighbors through the 2021 T20 World Cup, during which the Males in Inexperienced scripted a dominating victory over India by ten wickets.
The choice was taken to keep away from controversy through the tour: Former PCB chairman
In a dialog with Cricket Pakistan, former chairman Zaka revealed that PCB had decided to ship the wives together with the gamers on their tour to India to keep away from any mishaps or controversies.
“Throughout my time when our workforce went on a tour to India, I suggested that each one the wives of the gamers will accompany them. This determination was taken in order that no controversy might be created as Indian media is all the time looking out for that. The wives meant to additionally preserve a examine on the gamers,” mentioned Zaka
The previous chairman additionally revealed that in his time, the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) “promised” to go to the neighbouring nation and play a bilateral collection. It’s to be famous that PCB has made a number of makes an attempt to play a collection towards India. Nevertheless, the optimistic outcomes haven’t materialized to this point.
“We should always all the time attempt to restore ties with the Indian authorities with regard to cricket. The largest benefit we have now proper now could be that Basic Bajwa is at present occupying the place and he himself desires to see Pakistan cricket prosper. They invited us for a brief collection and as soon as we went there, I met with BCCI chairman on the time Narayanaswami Srinivasan. He promised India’s participation on Pakistan soil granted if foolproof safety is given,” he added.