The Asian Cricket Council on Friday refuted Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi’s claims that Jay Shah-led physique introduced the cricket calendar 2023-24 with out consulting the stakeholders in Pakistan.
The newly appointed chief made these claims on social media urging the Board for Management of Cricket (BCCI) secretary to additionally announce the schedule of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) – Pakistan’s premier T20 event.
In an announcement, the ACC known as Sethi’s claims baseless and revealed that the PCB didn’t reply to the physique’s e mail in December.
“It has come to our knowledge that PCB chairman Najam Sethi has made a comment on the ACC President unilaterally taking the decision on finalising the calendar and announcing the same,” the assertion reads.
“The ACC wants to clarify that it has followed established due process. The calendar was approved by its Development Committee and Finance & Marketing Committee in a meeting held on December 13th, 2022.”
Furthermore, it was additionally revealed that the calendar was communicated to all collaborating members individually together with the PCB by way of e mail. “While responses were received from certain Member Boards, no comments or suggested modifications were received from PCB.”
“In view of the above, Sethi’s comments on a social media platform are baseless and are vehemently denied by the ACC,” ACC concluded.
Thanks @JayShah for unilaterally presenting @ACCMedia1 construction & calendars 2023-24 particularly regarding Asia Cup 2023 for which ?? is the occasion host. If you are at it, you may as effectively current construction & calendar of our PSL 2023! A swift response will probably be appreciated. https://t.co/UdW2GekAfR
— Najam Sethi (@najamsethi) January 5, 2023