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PCB pays $1.6 mn to BCCI after losing case in ICC's Dispute Committee

PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani insisted that besides the amount paid to India to cover the costs of the case the other expenses were related to legal fees and travelling

Press Trust of India  |  Karachi 

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The has paid the approximately $1.6 million as compensation after losing the case in the ICC's Dispute Resolution Committee, Chairman Ehsan Mani claimed on Monday.

"We incurred costs of around $2.2 million on the compensation case which we lost," Mani said.

He insisted that besides the amount paid to India to cover the costs of the case the other expenses were related to legal fees and travelling.

The had filed a compensation case against the last year before the ICC's Dispute Resolution Committee for an amount of around $70 million.

had sought a huge amount from for not honouring a MoU signed between the two boards. According to the MoU, India and Pakistan were supposed to play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023, which the BCCI failed to honour.

The Indian cricket board said they were unable to play against Pakistan as the Indian government did not give them permission. India also dismissed the Pakistan board's claims as legally binding.

"The ICC committee did accept that Pakistan had a case and that is why the damages/cost we had to pay to the Indian board was around $1.6 million," Mani said.

First Published: Mon, March 18 2019. 18:05 IST