Tour Cancellation Dispute: BCCI Open to Discussion with WICB


New Delhi, June 5: West Indies cricket team, which abandoned their India tour last October owing to a raging pay dispute between the WICB and the Caribbean cricketers,had landed themselves in hot soup.

However, BCCI has indicated that they will hold discussions with the WICB to resolve the dispute resulting from the abrupt cancellation of the tour. 

In a statement, BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya hoped the issue would be resolved through discussions with the West Indies Cricket Board in the interest of the game.

BCCI have allegedly demanded $41.97 million as damage from the WICB on account of losses suffered by the cancellation.

"We are hopeful that we would be able to resolve the issue through mutual discussions shortly. This would be in the interest of the game and it would also be in tune with the decision of the Working Committee in the subject issue", Dalmiya said.

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