Lot of work needs to be done to reach comfortable level with BCCI: Ramiz Raja



The 2023 Asia Cup in Pakistan will be a 50-over occasion with the Asian Cricket Council proceeding with its custom of holding the competition in the very organization as that specific year’s ICC worldwide occasion, PCB executive Ramiz Raja said on Monday.

In any case, the previous Pakistan commander likewise dropped enough clues that there is next to no shot at having a respective series against India in not so distant future as a “great deal of work actually should be finished” to come to a “agreeable level”.

Raja as of late went to the ACC meet in Dubai where he examined the modalities of Asia Cup and furthermore had a gathering with BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah.

“The ACC has concurred and endorsed that the 2023 occasion in Pakistan will be a 50-over contest and will be held in September. This adjusts pleasantly with the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, which will be held in October and November (in India),” Raja told PCB’s true site.

While Raja said that the competition will be held in Pakistan, odds of India visiting the adjoining country is close to nil if the current political environment perseveres, which will be the probable case.

All things considered one can expect that like 2018, the competition will be moved to Dubai.

“We are anticipating facilitating this competition in Pakistan and I am certain it will be an efficient occasion since this is the thing that the fans need.

“The ACC has likewise affirmed the following year’s competition in Sri Lanka will be played on a 20-over design and will be a preface to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 to be held in Australia from 16 October to 13 November,” Raja added.On his gathering with the BCCI authorities, Raja said: “A great deal of work should be done to revive Pakistan-India cricket yet there should be some agreeable level between the two sheets and afterward we can perceive how far we can go. So in general, we had a decent conversation.”

“I met with BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah uninvolved of the ACC gatherings. We need to make a cricketing security, while I have likewise accepted that governmental issues should avoid sport however much as could reasonably be expected and this has consistently been our position,” he emphasized.

Raja comprehends that ACC as a body has no ability to direct terms to a goliath like BCCI and that is the explanation he sounded an expression of alert for the mainland body realizing that their could be a shift of Asia Cup when 2023 shows up.

“The ACC was set-up to make a brought together methodology and aggregate position so we had one voice and in case there was a circumstance, all stood together.

“I might want to see our relationship with different sheets and the ACC to be solid so that in case there is an issue, similar to we had with the withdrawal of a few sides, a solid and joint assertion could come out from the ACC stage.

“My message at the ACC was that we ought not fail to remember this way of thinking and I am hopeful there will be better results in future,” he closed.