The CoA will take up the matter before world cricket’s governing body once again when they meet ICC chairman Shashank Manohar in Mumbai on March 12.@AFP

Undeterred by the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) snub over the proposal to isolate Pakistan from the international cricket community, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday decided to persist with the issue. (ALSO READ: ICC plays down BCCI’s request to sever ties with nations “harbouring terrorism”)

The ICC had shot down the BCCI’s proposal during its meeting in Dubai last week. (ALSO READ: Make it a cricket apartheid for Pakistan: Vinod Rai)

The BCCI had decided to come up with the proposal following the Pulwama terror attack which led to the martyrdom of at least 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel. (ALSO READ: Amitabh Choudhary washes his hands off BCCI’s ‘sever ties with countries which harbour terror’ letter to ICC)

However, it is learnt that the CoA, which met here on Thursday, has decided to keep on pursuing the issue. (ALSO READ: ICC assures BCCI of proper security for World Cup 2019)

According to sources, CoA members Vinod Rai and Diana Edulji insisted that the ICC has not totally rejected the BCCI’s proposal to isolate Pakistan from international cricket. (ALSO READ: ICC unlikely to discuss Pakistan boycott during Dubai meet)

The CoA will take up the matter before world cricket’s governing body once again when they meet ICC chairman Shashank Manohar in Mumbai on March 12.