Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
Schools breeding hatred
access_time 14 Sep 2023 10:37 AM GMT
access_time 16 Aug 2023 5:46 AM GMT
May that spark not be extinguished
access_time 2 Dec 2023 8:55 AM GMT
A Constitution always in the making
access_time 27 Nov 2023 11:43 AM GMT
Homechevron_rightSportschevron_rightCricketchevron_rightWhen India plays Pak,...

When India plays Pak, cricketing world stands still: BCCI chief Roger Binny

When India plays Pak, cricketing world stands still: BCCI chief Roger Binny

Lahore: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Roger Binny, who was here to watch Asia Cup matches, said that the cricketing world stand still whenever India and Pakistan face each other in an international match, while also commending the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for their hospitality and discussing the cricketing ties between the two nations.

The BCCI chief and Vice-President Rajeev Shukla reached Lahore on Monday. They were invited to this tour by the PCB Management Committee Chairman, Zaka Ashraf.

Speaking at the PCB Gala Dinner at the Governor's House, Binny said: "I would like to thank the Pakistan Cricket Board for the invitation to tonight's programme. I bring you greetings from the BCCI, and from the cricket lovers of India. As your Excellency said that India-Pakistan is one of the biggest games that is played. I can tell you, sir. When India plays Pakistan, everything comes to a standstill."

"People don't work, the roads are empty. Everybody's in front of the television watching cricket. That's how big cricket is in India and Pakistan. I must thank the Pakistan Cricket Board for its hospitality from the time we crossed the border this afternoon. It was a wonderful experience," he added.

Also Read: Ex-PCB chief hits out at BCCI sec. Jay Shah over choosing Sri Lanka as venue

During their tour to Lahore, the BCCI officials will witness an Asia Cup match, scheduled to take place in Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium on Tuesday.

Yudhvir Singh, Secretary of the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association, and Mohammad Akram, Secretary to Mohammad Akram, Secretary to Vice-President BCCI, are also accompanying the two officials.

Notably, As the BCCI is reluctant to hold their matches in Pakistan, only four out of the thirteen matches will take place there. The remaining games are scheduled to be held in Pallekele and Colombo, with Sri Lanka sharing the hosting responsibilities.

With agency inputs

Also Read: Nepal captain says he is eager to face India in Asia Cup, expects a

Show Full Article
TAGS:BCCI chiefIndia-Pak matchRoger Binni
Next Story