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PCB to pay 1.6 million US $ to BCCI after losing case in ICC

Last Modified Tuesday, 19 March 2019 (12:14 IST)
Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani said here on Monday that the has paid 1.6 million US dollars, equivalent to over eleven crores in Indian currency, to the Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) as compensation after losing a case in the ICC's Dispute Resolution Committee.
"The committee did accept that Pakistan had a case and that is why the damages/cost we had to pay to the Indian board was around USD 1.6 million," Mr Mani said.
 
The PCB had filed a compensation case against the last year before the Committee for an amount of 70 million US dollars for not honouring an signed between the two boards.
According to the MoU, India and Pakistan were supposed to play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023, which the BCCI failed to honour.
 
The BCCI said they were unable to play against Pakistan as the Indian government did not give them permission. India also dismissed the Pakistan board's claims as legally binding.(UNI)
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