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The PCB has taken "strong notice" of India's use of army camouflage capsduring their third ODI against Australia in Ranchi, urging the ICC to take action against the BCCI.

 

MS Dhoni, who is an honorary lieutenant colonel in the Indian territorial army, distributed the caps to the team before the toss. The move was initiated as a way to pay tribute to those killed in the terror attack in Pulwama last month. The BCCI had approached the ICC before going ahead with the plan, and the ICC confirmed to ESPNcricinfo that permission had been granted as it was part of a charity fundraising effort.

"We have strongly taken up the matter with the ICC," PCB chairman Ehsan Mani told reporters in Karachi. "There is absolutely no misunderstanding in the ICC about our position. We believe that cricket and sports should not be used for politics and we have said this very clearly. Their [India] credibility in the cricketing world has gone down very badly."

 

India's captain Virat Kohli had explained at the toss in Ranchi that donning the caps were meant to encourage countrymen to donate to the National Defence Fund to help with the education of the martyrs' dependents.

"This is to pay respect to the martyrs of the Pulwama attack and their families," Kohli said. "All the players have decided to donate their match fees from this particular game to the National Defence Fund. I, as the captain of the team, would urge everyone in the country to do the same, donate how much ever they can to the National Defence Fund and help in the education and well-being of the families and the children of those who lost their lives in the attack. So this is a very special cap and a very special game indeed."

 

Mani, however, insisted that ICC should take "strong action" against India, especially as there was already precedent for the same. Moeen Ali, the England allrounder, was banned in 2014 for wearing wristbands bearing the slogans 'Save Gaza' and 'Free Palestine' on the first two days of the third Test against India at The Ageas Bowl. While the ECB had defended Moeen's stance, describing his actions as humanitarian rather than political, match referee David Boon had reminded Moeen of the ICC's clothing and equipment regulations.

 

Similarly, South African legspinner Imran Tahir was reprimanded by the ICC for his celebrations during a T20I against Sri Lanka in early 2017. After dismissing Asela Gunaratne, Tahir went off on one of his usual celebratory runs before taking off his playing kit and revealing a t-shirt with an image of the late Junaid Jamshed, a Pakistani pop icon and latterly religious preacher who had died in a plane crash.

"You have two examples from the past already, where both Imran Tahir and Moeen Ali were sanctioned for something similar," Mani said. "The ICC had taken strong action against them and we have sought similar action against India. The permission they took was for a different purpose but they acted differently.

"We have been in touch with ICC from day one, sent one letter already and another is being followed up in next 12 hours. There should not be any ambiguity as we are taking this very strongly. We don't do politics, neither we do we use cricket for politics."

 

Ties between the two boards have deteriorated sharply in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack. The BCCI initially wanted to have Pakistan banned from the World Cup this summer, before deciding to tone that down by asking the ICC to "sever ties with countries from which terrorism emanates".

BCCI officials did not bring up the request at a recent ICC board meeting but it was brought up - and turned down - by the ICC head Shashank Manohar.

These two boards needs to stop embarassing themselves. PCB needs to stfu here aswell too. 

 

Source: cricinfo

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bhikharis. Mind your own damn business Pakistanis. 

 

If we want to help the families of our martyrs we will do so, there's nothing political about it, just compassion, respect and empathy for our fallen. Terms beyond your comprehension you *ing jihadi swine. 

 

BCCI needs to hurt that beghairat bhikhari board, have to isolate those bastards from ICC come what may.

 

 

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I have seen English cricketers wear logos of RAF to express support...nothing political about supporting your armed forces. Pakistanis did that push up thing, military salute etc in Eng tour, did we raise objection? As long as it isn't political it is fine...Moeen Ali pulled that Gaza/Palestine stunt which is political. Tomorrow if ICT wears 'Free Balochistan' logo of course they will be reprimanded and rightly so. But all this brouhaha by PCB over this....*ing degenerates. Are these in-bred goatfukcers really that retarded? 

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usually asian board members are the most immaturest, but these guys takes the cake. So far have ruined relationship with 3 cricket board (BCCI/BCB/ACB). Am surprised SLCB still keeps a good relationship with these fu*ks after the present their team got from touring their terrorist infested land. One only needs to understand that there are only 12 full members and they already managed to isolate themself from 1/4 of that. That's 25% of the ICC full members that won't come to their rescue ... take a salute PCB, good job. 

 

P.S BCCI should send a memo to BCB and tell their players to wear their flag as the "black band" in support of the austrocity these guys have caused to those midgits and their country in the past. Would be funny to see that episode LOL

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Way to miss trick from.Pakistani

Moeen has no connection  with Palestine, it's usual.ummah nonsense

 

Here Indian cricket players were showing respect to their own country men who died in tragic cowardly attack by a Pak terrorist

 

No different SA wearing pink to raise cancer awareness in SA, England wearing those red flowers to remember World War 1 British soldiers who died,.or any sports team wearing black arm bands to remember a tragic event 

 

Big f e.c k you to PCB and all of Pakistan, bunch of pitiful morons 

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Why would anyone have issues with Ind cricketers paying tribute to its soldiers who were killed in a terrorist attack? Unless of course Pak acknowledges that the terrorist represents them and any action against them is an action against Pak :dontknow:

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firstly p-orki PM ball tamperor captaan saab  making a public speech  in the lines as to what benefit does P-orkistan  get by conducting  terror attacks in Pulwama. That implies as per these p-orkies  PAK has no  role what so ever in those attacks .Then when Indian players pay their tribute to the victims of the attack all p-orkies get riled which  show their definite role in these terror attacks. There is a saying  'you should not  only  know to  steal but to defend  that also'. These dumb ass p-orkies don't know even that for a start.

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Why is PCB so whiny? BCCI said wearing the caps was a tribute to Pulwama martyrs.. They did not say it was to celebrate Balakot airstrikes..

Poor from PCB... Let them wear military caps to observe 'martyrdom' of their terrorists in Balakot if they want to.

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10 hours ago, Cricketics said:

I hope BCCI makes Camo Jerseys for some ODI series. I wish like they have pink jerseys for Breast Cancer, they could have some Camo jersey for this game to go with the cap.

 

Or may be in near future, a camo jersey. Let cry babies cry.. 

Read some reports that the Camo caps are here to say. 

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I've seen the army caps for both nations. I would advise against wearing them anywhere other than on duty. They look horendous.

 

As for the message, seriously what the hell is the point of these minutes of silence, black armbands, pink kits and now army caps. What in the blue quack are they going to achieve. They are sportsmen/women, just go out there and play your sports.

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3 hours ago, bones said:

I've seen the army caps for both nations. I would advise against wearing them anywhere other than on duty. They look horendous.

 

As for the message, seriously what the hell is the point of these minutes of silence, black armbands, pink kits and now army caps. What in the blue quack are they going to achieve. They are sportsmen/women, just go out there and play your sports.

Favorite passtime of pak. There is no commonality here. You can shove it. Pakistani comments not wlecome. 

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