‘All cricket boards are committed to work together’ Wasim Khan


Karachi: The CEO of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wasim Khan said that all the cricket boards assured to work together during an important International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Committee’s meeting. 

“There has never been a more important time for our global cricket community to be unified and there was a clear commitment from colleagues on today’s meeting to work in the collective best interest of our sport,” Khan said in a statement.

“Today’s meeting was the first step in a longer-term process that will enable us to take a joined-up approach to decision making as we shape our response to this pandemic to get cricket back on an even keel,” he added.

It must be noted here that ICC’s Chief Executive Manu Sawhney called a meeting on Thursday to discuss the future of cricket amid worldwide lockdown situation due to widely-spread coronavirus.

The CEOs of the 12 Full Members and three Associate representatives confirmed their full commitment to work in partnership to address the challenges the sport will face in the coming weeks and months.

The future of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020, the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021, World Test Championship and the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League was also discussed during the teleconference.

Meanwhile, there was agreement that the disrupted FTP program would need to be collectively reviewed through to 2023 with a view to rescheduling as much of the cricket that has been postponed due to COVID-19 as possible.