‘Hard to comment’ – ICC Chief reveals he had no communication with Ramiz Raja over four-team T20I series
Ramiz Raja is lining up an idea for four-team T20I series involving India and Pakistan.
Updated - Jan 13, 2022 11:05 pm
ICC Chief Geoff Allardice has opened up on the much anticipated four-team T20I series, stating that he hasn’t received any ideas from the PCB Chairman yet. Ramiz Raja on Tuesday had admitted that he was keen to make a proposal to ICC for conducting a four-team T20I series comprising of India, Pakistan, England, and Australia. This has created a lot of buzz in the social network as India-Pakistan rivalry could be reinstated through the series.
Raja was in hope of suggesting the idea to ICC soon along with constructing a structure to take up the financial matter and divide the profits of the series ideally. The India- akistan game in the Super 10 stages of the T20 World cup 2021 saw a lot of records being broken for the viewership and the fans will very happy to see the nations rivalry again. The former Pakistan opener had already won a lot of hearts with his decision so far post becoming the PCB chairman.
No communication with Ramiz Raja yet says ICC Chief
ICC Chief Geoff Allardice on Thursday was questioned about his thoughts on the new four-team T20i series idea and he refrained from giving any comments. Geoff added that he has not yet had any communication or proposal from Raja over the thought process which surprised a lot of fans. There has been a lot of hope over the idea of making a big inroad into getting India-Pakistan rivalry in the game.
“We have not had any correspondence or communication with Ramiz Raja regarding any of the ideas. Till we get more detail on what he is thinking, it is hard to comment. At this stage, we have had no communication with Ramiz Raja regarding his idea.” said Allardice during a virtual interaction with select media on Thursday
Meanwhile, Pakistan managed to have the upper hand when they last met India in the T20 World cup 2021 and it was the first win for them against the Men in Blue in a World cup fixture. The Babar Azam-led side had an impressive stint in the tournament until the semi-finals, where they were knocked out by eventual champions Australia.