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BCCI, PCB to discuss bilateral series on May 29 meeting: Report

PCB had sent a notice of dispute to the Indian board, claiming losses for the BCCI's refusal

IANS  |  New Delhi 

BCCI, PCB to discuss bilateral series on May 29 meeting: Report

Less than a week before India and Pakistan face off in a high-octane clash at Edgbaston on June 4, the respective cricket boards — and — will meet in Dubai on May 29 to discuss the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to play six between 2015 and 2023.

Political tensions between the two estranged neighbours resulted in the Indian government's refusal to allow the team to play the proposed series in 2015 and look set to give it a miss in 2017 too.

Earlier this month, the had sent a notice of dispute to the Indian board, claiming losses for the BCCI's refusal to tour in 2015. According to a report by espncricinfo, acting secretary will represent the Indian side in the meeting with PCB's chairman and/or the Pakistan board's legal representatives.

"We still remain committed to playing, "but the position doesn't change: the series cannot go ahead without the permission of the government of India. After wrote to us, we have written to the government of India again, and are awaiting the response. I believe the dialogue should go on, which is why we are meeting," Choudhary said.

India, however, continued to play the Pakistanis in International Cricket Council (ICC) events, most recently being the World T20 match in Kolkata last year.

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