Former South Africa cricketer Herschelle Gibbs wasn’t content with the Board of Control for Cricket in India using any and all means.
He lashed out at the BCCI, likewise the world’s most extravagant cricket board, for compromising him over participating in the forthcoming release of the Kashmir Premier League. The elegant competition is good to go to get in progress on Friday, August 6 in Muzaffarabad.
Gibbs, alongside any semblance of previous Sri Lankan cricketer Tilakaratne Dilshan, has been drafted among the six partaking groups in the competition.
Gibbs communicated his mistake, saying that the BCCI has taken steps to banish him from cricketing exercises in India in the event that he participates in the KPL.
“Completely unnecessary of the @BCCI to bring their political agenda with Pakistan into the equation and trying to prevent me playing in the @kpl_20. Also threatening me saying they won’t allow me entry into India for any cricket related work. Ludicrous.”Tweeted by Gibbs.
Prior, Rashid Latif, the former Pakistan wicketkeeper, likewise tweeted about the BCCI’s methodology towards taking major parts in the Kashmir Premier League.
“The @BCCI warning cricket boards that if their former players took part in Kashmir Premier League, they won’t be allowed entry in India or allowed to work in Indian cricket at any level or in any capacity. Gibbs, Dilshan, @MontyPanesar & several others have been selected in KPL.” Tweeted by Rashid Latif.
Abroad Warriors, Muzaffarabad Tigers, Rawalakot Hawks, Bagh Stallions, Mirpur Royals and Kotli Lions are the six groups in the competition. Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafeez, Shahid Afridi, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik and Kamran Akmal are the captains of their respective groups.
Completely unnecessary of the @BCCI to bring their political agenda with Pakistan into the equation and trying to prevent me playing in the @kpl_20 . Also threatening me saying they won’t allow me entry into India for any cricket related work. Ludicrous 🙄
— Herschelle Gibbs (@hershybru) July 31, 2021
Each group will have five players from Kashmir. In December 2020, Shehryar Khan, the administrator of the Parliamentary Special Committee on Kashmir, dispatched the KPL. Masood Khan, the leader of Azad Kashmir, was named the central supporter of the competition.
Previous Pakistan bowler Wasim Akram is the establishing VP while Afridi is the brand minister of the association. The matches will be played at the Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium, which has a nice limit of 18,000.