BCCI-PCB talks rescheduled after Shiv Sena protests

The BCCI-PCB talks have been rescheduled followed by the Shiv Sena protests. All the ten members who were earlier arrested in the same connected have been granted bail.

Shiv Sena workers on Monday stormed into the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) office to protest against the meeting with the Pakistan Cricket board to discuss the India-Pakistan bilateral series slated for December.
The Shiv Sainiks charged into the office chanting ‘Vande Matram’ and slogans against PCB chief Shahryar Khan.

They cornered BCCI president Shashank Manohar and protested saying they will not allow any cricket ties with Pakistan.

Meanwhile, IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla has strongly condemned the attack on the BCCI’s headquarters by Shiv Sena workers who were protesting against the Board president Shashank Manohar’s scheduled meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board chief Shahryar Khan.

Condemning the attack on BCCI headquarters in Mumbai by Shiv Sena workers protesting against the proposed Indo-Pak bilateral cricket series, ICC president Zaheer Abbas today said politics should never be mixed with sports.

After the protests, the talks have been rescheduled and is likely to resume on October 20.

Political reactions are also pouring thick and fast:

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