While PCB and BCCI trying to finalize the India vs Pakistan series venue, BCCI gives another offer to PCB that states Indian Players in PSL will give some boost to two nations cricket to next stage. Earlier BCCI policy doesn’t allow its players to take part in any foreign T20 league but Indian Premier League chairman Rajeev Shukla has said if the Pakistan Cricket Board sent them a request, the matter would be looked into.
Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla has claimed that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is open to considering any request from its Pakistan counterpart seeking permission for Indian Players in PSL, participation in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The BCCI, as a policy, doesn’t allow its players to take part in any foreign T20 league but Shukla said if the PCB sent them a request, the matter would be looked into. PSL head Najam Sethi has indicated that he is interested in having some Indian players in the T20 league that is scheduled to start from February 4 in Dubai and Sharjah. The two boards apparently have reached a consensus on playing a short limited-overs series in Sri Lanka next month but details are yet to be finalized.
We understand the predicament of Pakistan cricket but at same time I think the PCB needs to realize that they have to draw a line somewhere when it comes to playing its home matches in UAE, he added on the other hand offer Indian Players In PSL. He again advised the PCB to work on creating a safe venue in their country to convince other Test-playing nations that it was safe to play in Pakistan. We would be willing to play in Pakistan at such a safe venue if the appropriate security assurances were given to us and the ICC also got gave security approval, he said.