The dispute arising out of ICC’s compensation claim of $23.7 million from BCCI can be referred to the world physique’s disputes decision committee. The claim was made after ICC had to bear the prices that adopted the Indian authorities’s refusal to waive tax on proceeds from the 2016 World T20. The ICC board met by way of teleconference on Friday, the place it was determined to ship the matter to its disputes panel. BCCI sees it as a constructive, within the first ICC Board assembly attended by president Sourav Ganguly.
The international physique had taken a agency stand earlier, trying to slash BCCI’s annual income and recuperate the quantity, after BCCI had failed to get the tax waiver. Recently, the ICC in a letter had threatened to take away staging rights of member boards failing to get tax reduction. It was seen as a warning to BCCI, which is able to stage the 2023 ODI World Cup.
The influence of Covid-19 pandemic and the T20 World Cup scheduled in Australia from October 18 had been additionally mentioned. “It was decided to keep an eye on the effect of the pandemic on Australia as the government there has closed its borders for six months,” a board govt mentioned. A assessment can be made on the Board’s subsequent assembly in May.
“The ICC management will continue our contingency planning around ICC events and will also work with Members to explore all options available to us based on a range of scenarios connected to the pandemic,” ICC CEO Manu Sawhney mentioned. The ICC elections can be held in July. With chairman Shashank Manohar saying he received’t search re-election, the Big Three—India, Australia and England boards—are anticipated to affect the polls.