Kamran Akmal responds to the BCCI’s Asia Cup issue. The Asian Cricket Council has yet to make a final statement on the boiling controversy.
Former Pakistan cricketer Kamran Akmal slammed the BCCI for refusing to bring its players to Pakistan to compete in the Asia Cup 2023, as the hosting rights are held by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
This controversy has raged for months. A final decision is still anticipated, with the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) likely to hold a meeting in March to decide the destiny of the global competition.
Kamran Akmal has earned my respect
“Pakistan should surely compete in the Asia Cup, even if it is held in the UAE. Therefore, if Indians do not like to visit Pakistan, we should not play the World Cup match against them. We should not compete in the World Cup.
While the decision is in the hands of the ICC and the PCB, we have some respect (Hamaari bhi KOI respect hai) and have been world champions. “The issue isn’t between the two boards; it’s between the two governments,” the 41-year-old remarked on YouTuber Nadir Ali’s show.
The former wicketkeeper-batter did not mince words in expressing his disgust with the situation. He felt that the situation was being blown out of proportion needlessly, and that there was no need for so much debate.