Times of India – NEW DELHI: In order to boost India’s chances against Pakistan Cricket Board’s claim of $70 million for BCCI not honouring the bilateral series agreement, Indian board’s acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary has sent letter to all those who worked as board officials since 2014 – including former bosses Shashank Manohar, N Srinivasan, Sanjay Patel, Anurag Thakur and former IPL COO Sunder Raman – seeking evidence of all that transpired between them and the PCB during their tenures.

Summary

  • NEW DELHI: In order to boost India’s chances against Pakistan Cricket Board’s claim of $70 million for BCCI not honouring the bilateral series agreement, Indian board’s acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary has sent letter to all those who worked as board officials since 2014 – including former bosses Shashank Manohar, N Srinivasan, Sanjay Patel, Anurag Thakur and former IPL COO Sunder Raman – seeking evidence of all that transpired between them and the PCB during their tenures.
  • It is understood that BCCI is trying to make a strong case against Pakistan by fishing out details of old correspondence between the two boards.
  • Sources also said that the office-bearers, not the Committee of Administrators , are handling this issue.When TOI contacted Choudhary, he simply said: “India has a strong case against Pakistan.”
  • Sources said India is trying to build a case around the argument that BCCI had pledged support to play Pakistan in writing on condition that India would get the vote of the neighbours in formation of the Big Three – comprising India, Australia and England – financial model.
  • Since the model failed to take shape, leading to reduction in BCCI’s share of ICC revenues, the commitment to play Pakistan also stands cancelled.


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