Pakistan Cricket Board has suffered large income losses however it doesn’t need India to “survive” and maintain its funds flowing, PCB chairman Ehsan Mani mentioned on Tuesday.
Terming the BCCI as “unreliable”, Mani mentioned Pakistan cricket is vibrant and robust sufficient regardless of not enjoying any bilateral sequence with India for lengthy.
“We have suffered losses but they (India) are not in our thinking or planning. It is like a Pie in the Sky situation. We have to live without them and we don’t need them to survive,” he mentioned in a podcast launched by the PCB’s media division.
“I am clear if India doesn’t want to play we have to plan without them. Once or twice they have made promises to play against us but pulled out at the last moment,” the previous ICC head added.
India had prevented enjoying Pakistan in a full bilateral sequence because the Mumbai terror assaults in 2008. Mani mentioned resumption of bilateral cricketing ties with India within the foreseeable future is unsure.
“Right now we play towards them (India) in ICC occasions and Asia Cup and that’s okay as a result of we’re eager about enjoying cricket.
“We need to maintain politics and sports activities aside,” he mentioned.