PCB’s claims $60 million compensation against BCCI which  is to be looked into by three-member ICC committee.

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The ICC has constituted a three-part  council to investigate Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) $60 million remuneration assert against the BCCI for not respecting the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which required the two nations to play five bilateral series in an eight year cycle between 2015-2023.

The hearing will occur at the ICC base camp in Dubai between 1-3 October.

PCB had spoke to ICC’s Dispute Resolution Committee, blaming the BCCI for not respecting the Future Tours and Program (FTP) duty, which additionally expected them to play no less than two away arrangement against Pakistan on a nonpartisan scene like the UAE.

“The International Cricket Council today confirmed that the Hon Michael Beloff QC will chair the Dispute Panel in the matter of proceedings between the Pakistan Cricket Board and the Board of Control for Cricket in India,” ICC stated in a release.

“The two other members of the panel, which has been established under the Terms of Reference of the ICC Disputes Resolution Committee, are Jan Paulsson and Dr Anabelle Benett AO, SC,” it further said.

The world cricket’s governing body also made it clear that decision of the Dispute Panel shall be non-appealable.

“The hearing will take place as per article 10.4 of the Terms of Reference of the ICC Disputes Resolution Committee, the decision of the Dispute Panel shall be non-appealable and shall remain the full and final decision in relation to the matter and binding on all parties.”

With Indian government not permitting Indian cricket group to take part in any biletaral matches against the neighboring country due to current political conditions, the BCCI has no choice however to follow the rules ‘ strict diktat.

BCCI has not suffered any kind of loss  by not playing Pakistan. However PCB was betting on their home arrangement against the chief adversaries, to fill their coffers as the vast majority of the best universal countries have not visited the nation because of security reasons.

“Our dispute is truly straightforward. We will play Pakistan in ICC or multi-country competitions like Asia Cup yet can’t participate in a two-sided arrangement until the point when we advance a go-beyond from the association government. There are sure delicate issues that we have to observe. It isn’t so much that ICC is uninformed of what the conditions are. The hearing is in October and there is still some time. We should pause and watch,” a senior BCCI official told PTI on Wednesday.