PCB lodges protest as ACC backtracks on venue change

Ground workforce covers the sphere as it pours closely on the Pallekele Cricket Stadium right through the Asia Cup 2023 Pak vs India fit on September second. — X/@TheRealPCB

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday, lodged a powerful protest after Jay Shah — president of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) unilaterally modified the fit venue again to Colombo in spite of considerations over dangerous climate.

The PCB has referred to as for an emergency assembly of the ACC to broaden a consensus and deal with the confusion created because of back-and-forth selections via Shah that have made the match a guffawing inventory.

The construction comes as previous the ACC president had agreed to change the fit venue to Hambantota following reservations raised via PCB over dangerous climate stipulations.

However, in an surprising flip of occasions, Shah has unilaterally backtracked on the agreed venue change, transferring the fit again to Colombo, assets instructed Geo News on Tuesday.

The Pakistan cricket government have additionally refused to simply accept this unilateral choice taken via a regional cricket frame headed via Jay Shah.

Regarding back-to-back adjustments in venues, the directors are in a repair as they’ve logistic preparations to transport to Hambantota however now they’re instructed that the venue would stay unchanged.

Moreover, the gamers also are perplexed because of unsure eventualities over venues.

It is necessary to notice that because of the ACC president’s stubbornness, the continued Asia Cup 2023 has been engulfed in controversies for an extended and 9 out of 13 fits had been scheduled in Sri Lanka after India refused to ship its group to Pakistan.

And now, after two of the fits of the match had been interrupted with the Pakistan vs India blockbuster being washed out, the PCB once more instructed staging the rest of the match in Pakistan.

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