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ODI World Cup 2023: ICC seeks assurance from Pakistan to send India team for ODI World Cup. sports news in hindi

Karachi. The Chairman and CEO of the International Cricket Council (ICC) is in Lahore right now to get assurances that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will not insist on implementing the hybrid model for its matches in this year’s ODI World Cup in India.

Sources confirmed to PTI that ICC chairman Greg Barclay and CEO Geoff Allardice have arrived in Lahore specifically to seek assurances to ensure Pakistan’s participation in the ODI World Cup to be held in October-November. PCB chief Najam Sethi It has been clarified that if the Indian team does not tour Pakistan for the Asia Cup, then their team will also not go to India for the World Cup. Only after this the top officials of ICC have come on Pakistan tour.

Sources said, “The ICC and the World Cup host Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) are concerned about the hybrid model of Najam Sethi.” But officials are concerned that if this model is accepted for the regional competition, the PCB may ask the ICC to implement the model in the World Cup over the issue of Pakistan playing in India. ”

Sethi has already indicated that if the Pakistan government does not allow the team to be sent to India due to security reasons, then the PCB will ask the ICC to get Pakistan’s matches at neutral venues. ICC and BCCI do not want such a situation as it will affect the India-Pakistan match and even the success of the tournament. Another source said that this is the reason why BCCI secretary Jay Shah is considering a hybrid model for the Asia Cup. Not accepting, under which three or four matches will be held in Pakistan and the remaining matches will be held in UAE or Sri Lanka.

Pakistan is the host of the Asia Cup and Sethi has been repeatedly reiterating that his team will not participate in the event if the tournament is held at a neutral venue instead of Pakistan. It will also have an adverse effect on the World Cup if it does not host the tournament. He said, “ICC officials are trying to act as a bridge between PCB and BCCI and resolve the pending issues related to Asia Cup and World Cup. Are.”

PC:TV9 Bharatvarsh

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