Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi announced that to support the Big 3 is the only option to play international cricket. While addressing a news conference, he said next year Pakistan would nominate the ICC president and Pakistan would support the Big 3 after its conditions would be met.
The PCB chairman said he was first informed of the Big 3 issue on January 8. Sethi told reporters that he discovered on February 8 that Bangladesh was onboard with the proposal while Pakistan and Sri Lanka remained opposed to the Big 3.
We have signed MoUs with all boards for tours over the course of the next eight years. After signing the deal Rs30 billion revenue would be generated for Pakistan. He further said that a series against India had been decided. Najam Sethi added that the next meeting of the Asian Cricket Council will be held under his chair in Lahore.
When asked about Mohammed Amir, Sethi replied that talks were ongoing with the ICC and the former bowler would play cricket soon. A decision regarding Amir’s punishment will be taken during the next ICC meeting in June. Sethi hoped that Amir’s punishment would be decreased by one year.