PCB remains stick to their stance over Big Three proposal
LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) Governing Body meeting on the matter of Big Three proposal has ended with serious concerns over it and PCB decided to remain firm on their stance declaring not to support the Big Three proposal, ARY News reported.
The meeting of PCB Governing Board held today at National Cricket Academy. Chairman PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf presided over the meeting.
Addressing a press conference, Chairman PCB Zaka Ashraf said although the stiffness has been reduced to a great extent to oppose the proposal, adding that “we are in contact with Cricket South Africa (CSA) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), but both of these boards haven’t decided yet.”
Talking about Pakistan- India series, he said that Board for Cricket Control in India (BCCI) has offered a series at neutral venue but the decision will be taken in the best interest of national cricket.
Chairman PCB said that Big Three proposal to revamp ICC structure is not devised on equivalent basis.
Zaka Ashraf expressed wish to have a meeting with Prime Minister Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif before second board meeting of ICC scheduled to held on February 8 in Singapore.
PCB, CSA and SLC opposed the reforms proposal by the India, England and Australia cricket boards, while rest of the major cricket bodies have decided to cast vote in favor of ‘Big Three’, which now one vote away to get the plan approved.