Commenting on the long run prospects of cricket between two arch-rivals India and Pakistan, Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Greg Barclay, has shared that the worldwide discussion board does not have the mandate to affect bilateral ties between the 2 nations.
Barclay has been serving as a New Zealand consultant on ICC earlier than taking up as chairman.
The ICC official has additionally seen the fixed variations between BBCI and PCB carefully and stands in a related place to touch upon the matter.
“I would love nothing more than to see India and Pakistan continuing with their cricket relations like previously. I am also enough of a realist to understand that there are geopolitical issues at play here,” Barclay was quoted by ANI.
He stated that each one the board can do is to result in outcomes that will see India and Pakistan ready the place they’ll play cricket repeatedly towards one another and of their territories.
“Beyond that, I do not think I have a mandate or ability to influence the outcomes more than that. That is really done at a level way beyond where we could be operating,” Barclay defined.
Saying that few issues are past cricket, he burdened that the governing physique shall be looking for one of the best to proceed the cricketing relations between the 2 nations.
Ever since tensions between India and Pakistan escalated after the BJP authorities rose to energy within the nation, NewDelhi has shied away from enjoying a bilateral sequence towards Pakistan.
The transfer has made it in order that now, the 2 Asian cricket giants solely face off towards one another in ICC occasions just like the Champions Trophy, the World Cup, or the Asia Cup.