The federal minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has accused Board of Control Cricket in India (BCCI) of threatening Sri Lankan cricket team. In a tweet, the federal minister wrote that the Heavyweights of Indian Cricket Board have advised Sri Lankan cricketers against visiting Pakistan.
Fawad Chaudhry said that this was brought to his attention by renowned sports commentators. He claimed that BCCI has threatened Sri Lankan cricketers that their visit of Pakistan will result in the termination of their IPL contracts.
Earlier, a number of big names of the sri Lankan cricket tean had refused to come to Pakistan. Following this, The PCB had announced that the series will go as per schedule.
Meanwhile, Sri Lankan Cricket Board announced the new captains of the ODI and T20 squads. The ODI squad will be led by Lahiru Thirimanne while Dasun Shanaka will be leading his side in the T20s.
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