Broadcaster issue is PCB’s Prerogative – Anurag Thakur
|Ball's in PCB court - thakur|
|PAK VS IND -SERIES|
BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur has said that the Indian board and PCB are in dialogs over the host telecaster of India's arrangement against Pakistan, planned to be played in December, and that choosing the supporter is the Pakistan board's "right". The rights to Pakistan's home matches are held by Ten Sports, yet the BCCI has a progressing tussle with the channel's proprietors Essel Group.
"To the extent Ten Sports is concerned, the discussion is on in the middle of BCCI and PCB. There are sure issues identified with the Essel Group which are pending in the court, I might not want to remark on that starting at this point. Yet, the ball is in the PCB court, it is their right", Thakur told columnists in Chandigarh on Thursday.
Thakur has said they may enjoy a second round of talks in the impending weeks to talk about the destiny of the arrangement.
Probability is that in the impending couple of days or advancing weeks, second round of talks will occur," he said. "I need to say just this, which is that the discussions between the sheets of two nations have occurred, which are at right on time stages. What's more, when meeting between two sheets occur, you confine the discussion to simply cricket just. At government level, what is their way of thinking, whether they need [the arrangement to be played] or not, on this no conversation has occurred?"
Thakur was talking after PCB executive Shaharyar Khan talked about the likelihood of the booked visit with BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya in Kolkata, trailed by a meeting with Thakur in New Delhi. Thakur, additionally an individual from parliament from the decision party in India, said "there are numerous things in the middle of BCCI and PCB which need to be talked about."
"Whether it [the series] will happen or not, and in the event that it happens, then in which nation will it happen, succeeding to the condition in Pakistan is not favorable, and if the arrangement will be held then what number of matches are to be played, these are a few belongings and dissimilar issues on which talks are available on," he said.
ABOCcricinfo had covered Wednesday that one of the disagreeable issues that may ruin the arrangement is Ten Sports' relationship as the official supporter of the PCB. The Essel Group, included in a court case with the BCCI, in addition wants to re-establish its unrecognized Indian Cricket League.