India to remain in Champions Trophy after ‘Big Three’ upset

India to remain in Champions Trophy after 'Big Three' upset |

NEW DEHLI – After failed expectations from the International Cricket Council (ICC, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) still unlikely to be pulled out of Champions Trophy.

Few days before, the BCCI had failed to save its own product ‘Big Three’ and were outvoted by 13-1 in the ICC annual meeting last week.

Due to the annulment of Big Three which was introduced in 2014, India has lost a half of its income from ICC and has come down from $570 million to $293 million.

In response to the ICC vote, India held back from announcing its team for the ICC Champions Trophy, the deadline was 25 April.

The ICC president has offered a $100 million (extra) deal which will be discussed in the upcoming general body meeting on Sunday.

Vinod Rai told that currently the BCCI is handled by the four court-appointed administrators.

“Speaking in my personal capacity, as a cricket fan, I believe the Indian cricket team absolutely must take part in the Champions Trophy,” Guha, a historian, tweeted. “Boycotting or threatening to boycott a prestigious international tournament does not become a great cricketing nation.”

Under the Members Participation Agreement in case if India will fail in providing the list of players in given time it cannot participate in the ICC Champion Ship.


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