ICC Chief Executive Officer Dave Richardson shared, there is no threat to the India-Pakistan world cup match. He said that, both the teams bounded by an agreement.
He added, “for ICC events, all the teams have been signed members’ participation ICC agreement which requires them to participate non-compliance with that provision. Playing conditions will kick in and the points will be awarded accordingly.”
There were demands, India should boycott the game against Pakistan on 16th June. Committee of Administrators running Indian cricket wrote a letter to the ICC urging it boycott country from where “terrorism emanates”
With Pakistan objective to the move in ODI series against Aus where martyred CRPF personnel during the 3rd ODI against Australia.
The main motto of ICC is clear, they don”t want to mix politics with sports. In this case, it was just a one off consent, It was granted subject to the message around the wearing of caps imply being in sympathy with the people who had lost their lives in Pulwama Attack.
ICC SEO said the perception about the Pak among the rest of the world. Pakistan is slowly changing & the world body is supporting its member board bring back international cricket to the nation.