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India not sure about participating in champions trophy: Anurag Thakur
BCCI President Anurag Thakur.

Anurag Thakur, the President of the Board of Control of India (BCCI) has come up with a shocking statement as he has said India might not participate in the champions trophy 2017. His statement has some in wake of the Lodha committee recommendations, according to which there should be a difference of 15 days between IPL ad Champions Trophy. Going by this, Indian team is not allowed to participate the Champions trophy that is scheduled to start on June 1.

“If we agree on Lodha recommendations in total, India will not play champions trophy 2017,” Anurag Thakur said while talking to media. Now this has come as a big surprise as the statement has been given by none other than by the President of BCCI himself.

A few days back, Anurag Thakur said that Indian will not play any match against Pakistan and will forfeit the game awarding two points to Pakistan in case if they are grouped in the same group along with Pakistan. His comments on Champions trophy has come when he was asked about a situation when India and Pakistan are scheduled to play a knockout game. Well, now it is difficult to interpret that whether this was a smart or a puzzled reply from Anurag Thakur. The situation will be crystal clear in some time from now.

BCCI was asked to adopt the Lodha recommendations still September 30 but they have skipped the last date. BCCI is yet come up with any answer to this of why they have bypassed the deadline. They are yet to give an answer on this as well.

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