Finally, here comes the end card for Pakistan Cricket Board’s constant threating calls to the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The dispute panel has officially dismissed the case of PCB against BCCI for the lack of proper reports submission. It means there is no need for the BCCI to pay compensation for PCB over the bilateral series issue.
ICC settles an old dispute
Earlier, the respective rival boards have agreed to play bilateral series across the formats. But, the lack of permission by the government of India never helped the governing body to go ahead in organising the matches against Pakistan.
Meanwhile, it didn’t sit well with Pakistan, as they continuously applied pressure on the Indian board. Also, they asked to make it happen at least in a neutral venue. However, that wasn’t the case, as BCCI never really found the time to arrange a series against them.
Dispute panel passes the judgement in favour of BCCI:
It certainly made the Pakistan Cricket Board approach ICC for filing case against India. They cited the respective board failed to honour the MoU certificate. After a lot of postponements, finally, the judgement has been received, which came in India’s favour.
ICC, in their media release, stated ”On behalf of the Dispute Panel formed under the Terms of Reference of the ICC Disputes Resolutions Committee (DRC). the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the outcome of the recent DRC proceedings between the BCCI and the PCB.”
”Following a three-day hearing and having considered detailed oral and written submissions. the Dispute Panel has dismissed the PCB’s claim against the BCCI,” it added.
Meanwhile, the judgement was given from Audit Committee, Chief Executive’s Committee, Cricket Committee, Development Committee. And also, ICC Disputes Resolution Committee, Financial and Commercial Affairs, Women’s Committee, Nominations Committee, Code of Conduct Commission.