BCCI threatened Pakistan for opposing ICC revamp: Zaka Ashraf

Pakistan had abstained from the voting in the ICC board meeting in which the big three cricket nations - India, Australia and England - got a majority of the powers in the sport's governing body.

updated: February 16, 2014 20:34 IST
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Former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf on Sunday, alleged that he was threatened by the Board for Cricket Control in India for opposing the structural overhaul of the ICC. (N Srinivasan to become ICC's first chairman; PCB, SLC oppose move)

"They were threats directed at Pakistan but our stance was clear," Ashraf said while addressing a gathering in Lahore. (PCB told to oppose 'Big Three' proposal)

"But in the governance issue obviously our stance was clear and we could not support anything that went against our interests and our cricket," he said.

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