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BCCI to comply with government decision playing against Pakistan in WC 2019

BCCI has revealed that any decision regarding India playing against Pakistan at the upcoming World Cup will be made by the government.

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A BCCI source as quoted by ANI saying,“Situation will get clearer after some time, a little closer to the World Cup. ICC has nothing to do with it. If the government at that point in time feels we shouldn’t play, it’s obvious that we won’t play.”

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The relationship between India and Pakistan hit a new low following a suicide attack in Pulwama resulting death of 40 soldiers last week. Terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed of Pakistan has claimed responsibility for the attack.

“But the result of that would be that Pakistan will get the points of the match & if it is final (between India and Pakistan), they will win the World Cup without even playing. We haven’t yet approached ICC in this regard,” BCCI source said.

However, India are yet to approach the International Cricket Council (ICC) about their plans for the match against Pakistan.

ANI further quoted BCCI sources that the issue will be discussed on the sidelines of an ICC meeting in Dubai from February 27.

“But the result of that would be that Pakistan will get the points of the match & if it is final (b/w India & Pakistan), they will win the World Cup without even playing. We haven’t yet approached ICC in this regard”, the source further revealed.

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