Najam Sethi said that the decision to send the team to India will be taken at the government level.
Sethi’s predecessor Rameez Raja had threatened that his country would consider pulling out of the World Cup if India did not come to Pakistan for the Asia Cup, when asked about the threat Sethi said, “If the government says That if you don’t go to India, we will not go.
New Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi said here on Monday that the decision to send the Pakistan team for the ODI World Cup to be held in India next year will be taken at the government level. Sethi’s predecessor Rameez Raja had threatened that his country would consider pulling out of the World Cup if India did not come to Pakistan for the Asia Cup, when asked about the threat Sethi said, “If the government says That if you don’t go to India, we will not go.
“As far as cricket relations between Pakistan and India are concerned, it is clear that decisions on this are always taken at the government level,” Sethi said at a press conference in Karachi. The decisions are taken at the government level only and the PCB can only seek clarity.” Sethi said he would be in touch with the Asian Cricket Council on the issue of the upcoming Asia Cup proposed to be hosted by Pakistan.
He said, “I will see what is the situation and then we will move forward. Whatever decision we take, we have to ensure that we are not isolated. Sethi also said that he or the PCB would have no objection if Raja decides to return to the commentary box. “I have great respect for Rameez and we will never oppose his return to the commentary box,” he said. Sethi also defended current Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s decision to remove Raja from the post of PCB chairman. .
He said, “I was the president in 2018. When Imran Khan’s government was formed, I resigned, although some people in the corridors of power told me that no one would remove me. I have always believed that the Prime Minister has the right to choose his candidate to run cricket affairs. Is. “Mickey is currently under contract with Derbyshire and I have spoken to him. The situation will become clear in the next 8-10 days. We have sought his advice on the new coaching system for the team.
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