PCB applies pressure tactics on Bangladesh Cricket Board for short series in Pakistan

In the inaugural BPL held in February this year around 20 Pakistani players including Shahid Afridi, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Hafeez, Imran Nazir, Abdul Razzaq, Mohammad Sami, Nasir Jamshed, Ahmed Shahzad etc took part in the competition.

updated: December 16, 2012 23:25 IST
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Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appears to be heading for a confrontation with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) after indicating to its counterpart that it would not be possible to send its players for the Bangladesh Premier League unless the BCB fulfills its commitment of touring Pakistan .

Reliable sources in the PCB said on Sunday that the board had already conveyed to the BCB that they need to fulfill their commitment of sending a team to Pakistan for a series.

"Basically it is a very politely worded message but clear that unless the BCB gives a final commitment when it will tour Pakistan it would not be possible for the PCB to give clearance to its players to play in the second BPL season," one source said.

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