Not aware of PCB’s letter, says Shashank Manohar
MUMBAI (92 News) – The indecision over the bilateral series between India and Pakistan took a whole new turn after Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Shashank Manohar claimed he had no idea of any letter sent by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) requesting the BCCI to clarify its stance on the series.
PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan said the series was all but canned as they hadn’t received any reply from the BCCI to their letter, requesting for a definite decision on the series. But Manohar said he wasn’t aware of any such communication. “I am not aware of any such letter,” the BCCI chief said.
Shaharyar, on his part, said that having waited for more than 48 hours for a reply from the BCCI, the PCB was finally shelving plans for the series, although an official announcement would be made only on Monday.
According to the PCB chief, the letter was sent on December 10 and he had written that Pakistan would wait for a day or two before cancelling the series which was supposed to be held in Sri Lanka.