Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has outright rejected the idea of the four-day Checks which the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) plans to usher in for the World Check Championship from 2023.
In accordance with Akhtar, ICC can not implement the concept with out the approval of the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) which below Sourav Ganguly won’t ever give it is nod.
“The thought to play four-day Check match is garbage and nobody ought to be inquisitive about it. BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly is an clever man and he is not going to let this occur. He is not going to let Check cricket die,” Akhtar stated in a video posted on his Youtube channel.
“The ICC can not implement a four-day Check with out BCCI’s approval.
“I need extra folks from Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India to return ahead and lift their voice in opposition to it. I need legendary cricketers from my nation to voice their opinion,” he added.
Many former cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir, Glenn McGrath, Ricky Ponting have additionally raised objection to the proposed four-day Check concept.
India skipper Virat Kohli additionally did not again the concept saying it is going to be unfair to the “purest format of the sport”.
ICC’s rising demand for occasion home windows, the proliferation of home T20 leagues, BCCI’s calls for for its personal sizeable share of bilateral calendar area, and the prices of staging Check collection are all stated to be the components contributing to the transfer.