New Zealand Cricket Board Pays Compensation to PCB

New Zealand Cricket Board pays compensation to PCB for cancelling Pakistan tour. The New Zealand Cricket Board admitted its mistake and paid compensation to the PCB, but did not provide details of the amount paid. Also agreed to play five extra matches.

New Zealand Cricket Board pays compensation to PCB

The New Zealand Cricket Board suffered a loss when it abruptly cancelled a tour of Pakistan in September last year. In addition to compensating the PCB. The New Zealand Cricket Board has agreed to play five additional T20s and five ODIs. Which scheduled for May next year.

These 10 white ball matches for New Zealand are in addition to two Tests and three ICC Super League ODIs. Which will played in December and January.

Reason To Cancelling Of The Tour

A statement from the Pakistan Cricket Board said. “The New Zealand Cricket Board has informed us that it has received a security alert. Therefore, it has been decided to unilaterally postpone the series.

The statement said that the Pakistan Cricket Board and the government of Pakistan had made fool proof arrangements for the security of the visiting team. We made the same assurance to the New Zealand Cricket Board. And the Prime Minister personally contacted his New Zealand counterpart and told him that our security intelligence is one of the best in the world. And there is no security threat to the visiting team.

Cricketers from Pakistan and around the world had expressed outrage over the cancellation of the New Zealand cricket team’s tour of Pakistan due to ‘security concerns’ before the first match at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.

Later, the then Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry had said. He said that the government of Pakistan would consult the lawyers for taking legal action against the New Zealand Cricket Boards for cancelling their tour of Pakistan.

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New Zealand Cricket Board pays compensation to PCB

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