BCCI vents out revenge against Pakistan cricket team players
ISLAMABAD - The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed that no Pakistani has been included in the Asia XI, which will be facing World XI in March.
Both teams will be facing each other in a two-match T20I series and the matches will be played on March 18 and 21 at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Dhaka.
The fixtures have been organized to celebrate the birth centenary of Bangladesh’s founder Sheikh Mujib-ur-Rehman, has been sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Speaking about excluding all Pakistanis from the squad, BCCI Joint Secretary Jayesh George said:
What we are aware of is that there will be no Pakistan players in the Asia XI.
That is what the message is, so, there is no question of both countries coming together or picking one over the other. BCCI President, Sourav Ganguly, will decide the five players who will be a part of the Asia XI.