Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani has made it clear that rival organization, the Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI), is an unreliable partner since they have failed to uphold promises to meet in bilateral encounters.
While Mani admitted India’s decision to pull out at the last moment in certain cricketing commitments had caused them losses, he was not keen on gaining the support of the BCCI. Diplomatic tensions between the two neighboring nations have dominated the field of cricket as well with Pakistan-India meetings restricted to just ICC events for several years now.
“We have suffered losses but they (India) are not in our thinking or planning. It is like a Pie in the Sky situation. We have to live without them and we don’t need them to survive. I am clear if India doesn’t want to play we have to plan without them. Once or twice they have made promises to play against us but pulled out at the last moment,” Mani claimed in a PCB podcast.