Zimbabwe pull out of T20 tri-series in Bangladesh

first_img Asian News International HarareJuly 21, 2019UPDATED: July 21, 2019 10:32 IST Zimbabwe was suspended from international cricket on Thursday because of government interference (AP)HIGHLIGHTSZimbabwe was scheduled to travel to Bangladesh to play T20 tri-series in SeptemberICC has suspended Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect citing governmentWe would like to see our teams playing again as soon as possible, Zimbabwe Cricket said in a statementZimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has announced that the team will not travel to Bangladesh for the T20 tri-series.”To exacerbate the matter, ZC will not be able to stage first domestic competitions nor to fulfill its Future Tours Programme (FTP) and other international obligations, including the tour to Bangladesh for a T20 triangular series that also includes Afghanistan in September,” ZC said in a statement on Saturday.The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday suspended ZC with immediate effect for failing to fulfill their obligation of ensuring that there is no government interference in its administration.Zimbabwe was scheduled to travel to Bangladesh to play T20 tri-series in September that includes Afghanistan and the home side.”In all this, players and staff are bearing the brunt of the standoff and they might be forced to go for months or forever without their salaries and match fees,” the statement added.”We would like to see our teams playing again as soon as possible and the ZC board is ready to cooperate with the SRC and other stakeholders to get Zimbabwe back to operating within the confines of the ICC statutes again,” the statement said.Read more | We can’t afford to hang on to the World Cup win: James Anderson advises England teammates ahead of AshesAlso see:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow Zimbabwe CricketFollow T20 tri-seriesFollow ICCFollow International Cricket Council (ICC) Zimbabwe pull out of T20 tri-series in BangladeshThe International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect for failing to fulfill their commitment of ensuring that there is no government interference in the sport’s administration.advertisementlast_img

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