Virat Kohli's vocal unhappiness has sent shock waves through the BCCI and CoA, and the latter’s Chairman, Vinod Rai has voiced his support of the Indian captain’s annoyance. A board official also clarified that any bilateral series with Pakistan would go ahead only after the government’s permission.
Virat Kohli has been very vocal with the scheduling of fixtures and has been supported by players of both past and present. But now, more importantly, he has received the backing of the CoA chairman Vinod Rai.
"We can't be killing the golden goose for the sake of revenue. That is why the players would be given a detailed presentation during the Delhi Test match, where their opinion will be taken into consideration by the BCCI. We will discuss the FTP with the team," Rai said at the 'TOI Litfest Delhi', reported TOI.
Rai asserted that the CoA
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When asked about the chances of an India-Pakistan bilateral series on the basis of the FTP, a board official told TOI, "The fact that FTP has a provision for India-Pakistan series doesn't mean that it would translate into a reality. It would be subject to clearance from the Union government.”