No Day/Night time Exams until our gamers are prepared: CoA chief Rai

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Information 17 Might 2018, 22:10 IST





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New Delhi, Might 17 (PTI) The Committee of Directors (CoA) chief Vinod Rai at this time firmly backed the Indian cricket group’s determination of not taking part in Day/Night time pink ball Take a look at towards Australia in the course of the upcoming tour Down Underneath on the finish of the 12 months.

“What’s incorrect in us desirous to win all of the matches? Any group that steps out on a pitch desires to win. 30 years again they mentioned India play Take a look at matches solely to attract however they do not say that anymore,” Rai mentioned at historian Boria Majumdar’s guide launch in Delhi.

The previous CAG mentioned that India will play day-night Exams solely when the gamers are prepared.

“Until the time Indian gamers say that they’re able to play day-night matches there shall be no day-night matches that India will play.”

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri additionally defended the board’s determination.

“Who we play, once we play, the place we play and the way we play is our prerogative. We are going to again every part for the Indian group to play to win,” mentioned Johri.

The transfer by many has been perceived by many as India’s win in any respect prices technique.

Former Australian cricketer Mark Waugh nonetheless, has labelled the transfer as “egocentric”.

“It is just a little bit egocentric from India’s standpoint as a result of we have to revitalise Take a look at cricket,” Waugh mentioned on Australia’s Massive Sports activities Breakfast radio present.

Curiously, India, who’re slated to host West Indies in a two-match Take a look at collection earlier than flying to Australia, had been anticipated to play one day-night Take a look at in October which is no longer occurring.

Rai nonetheless mentioned that BCCI has completed 90 % issues appropriately over time and the 10 % that must be corrected shall be completed in the end of time.

As he was talking at cricket historian Boria Majumdar’s guide launch, Rai mentioned: “BCCI had completed great work when it comes to constructing infrastructure. Ninety % of the issues that they’ve completed is nice work. It’s the 10 % work that wants a course correction and that shall be completed

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