PCB to claim USD 70 million compensation from BCCI

Najam Sethi likely to be approved as new PCB ChiefThe Pakistan Cricket Board is all set to make a compensation claim of USD 70 million to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCBI) for not playing two bilateral home series with the country.

PCB Chairman Najam Sethi informed Pakistani media that the case will soon be filed as they have completed all the discussions and consultations with a law firm of United Kingdom.

Najam Sethi said, ““Our case is that the BCCI signed a MoU with us in 2014 to play six bilateral series, starting with our home series, which they have not done as yet. Secondly they have avoided playing us in bilateral series since 2008 although they have no issues playing against us in ICC events.”

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“We even offered to host our home series against them at neutral venue(s) to be mutually agreed by both of us. In 2016, we even offered to host a limited overs series in Sri Lanka,” Sethi also said.

The newly appointed also noted about the huge amount of financial loss Pakistan had to endure due to refusals of countries not to play international cricket in Pakistan.

Cricketing actions in Pakistan dried out after the 2009 terrorist attack in the bus carrying Sri Lankan team.