BCCI Delegation Led by President Made Historic Visit to Pakistan
Today, a delegation consisting of four members representing the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has arrived in Pakistan for discussions regarding important matters in the upcoming cricket season.
The delegation, headed by BCCI President Roger Binny and accompanied by Vice-President Rajeev Shukla, has crossed the Wagah Border and will be on a two-day visit to Pakistan. Media reports have highlighted that the primary focus of this significant trip is cricket itself, emphasizing the importance of cricketing relations over political considerations.
Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman, the Governor of Punjab, is expected to host an official dinner tonight in their honor, with other notable dignitaries in attendance.
The primary agenda of the delegation includes engaging in bilateral discussions with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), with a particular emphasis on preparations for the upcoming World Cup 2023, which is scheduled to be held in India.
In addition to these crucial discussions, the delegates will also attend a live cricket match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan at the Gaddafi Stadium.
Chairman PCB Management Committee Mr Zaka Ashraf welcomes the BCCI delegation led by BCCI President Roger Binny and Vice-President Rajiv Shukla in Lahore. pic.twitter.com/cUzu0jt5x4
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) September 4, 2023
Speaking to the media before their departure for Pakistan, Rajeev Shukla made it clear that the purpose of their visit to Pakistan is solely centered around cricket-related matters and does not involve any political issues. He stated, “There is no politics involved. It’s a two-day visit, and the Punjab Governor has organized a dinner for us tonight.