Deccan Chronicle – Lahore: The International Cricket Council has created a dispute resolution panel to hear Pakistan’s compensation claim against archrival India for refusing to play a bilateral series.

Summary

  • Lahore: The International Cricket Council has created a dispute resolution panel to hear Pakistan’s compensation claim against archrival India for refusing to play a bilateral series.
  • Sporting ties between the cricket-mad South Asian neighbours have suffered in recent years amid rising political tensions, and Pakistani cricket authorities say their Indian counterparts have violated a 2014 memorandum of understanding under which the two were to play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023.
  • It initiated dispute resolution proceedings against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) at the ICC in November last year.
  • “The hearing will take place in Dubai from 1-3 October and the decision of the Dispute Panel shall be non-appealable” and binding on both Pakistan and India, the ICC said.
  • There has been just one bilateral tour since, when Pakistan visited India to play two Twenty20s and three one-day internationals in December 2012 and January 2013.


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