BCCI President Anurag Thakur has dismissed any possibility of bilateral ties between India and Pakistan after the terror attacks in Uri In Jammu and Kashmir.
Thakur was harsh and clear about the board's stand against terrorism and laid to rest the slim chances of the cricketing ties between the two nations.
Priority is to expose Pak as country which sponsors terrorism. No question of playing cricket which such a nation: Anurag Thakur, BCCI Chief pic.twitter.com/YVmgvVCPNH
— ANI (@ANI_news) September 23, 2016
18 Indian soldiers had lost their lives in the Uri attack, which was carried out by four terrorists who infiltrated across the LoC and entered India.
India and Pakistan face each other only in ICC events, with the latest of them being the T20 World Cup match held at Eden Gardens. The last test between the two countries dates back to 2007, while in 2012 Pakistan toured India for a 3 ODIs and 2 T20Is.
BCCI have also debarred the Pakistan players from participating in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL).
Incidentally, Misbah-ul-Haq had wished for playing a test against India before his retirement, but chances of that are dwindling now.
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