Dave Cameron (Left), the chief of WICB is under huge pressure to settle the relations with BCCI © Getty Images
Dave Cameron (Left), the chief of WICB is under huge pressure to rebuild the relations with BCCI © Getty Images

London: Nov 7, 2014

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) have asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to work for a “mutually agreeable solution” over its demand for 26.2 million pounds as compensation for the former’s decision to abandon its tour to India. The BCCI is pursuing compensation after West Indies players abandoned a tour of India in October in a dispute with their own board over pay.

According to the BBC, the WICB said in a statement that the premature end to the tour of India was extremely unfortunate and that it is committed to ensuring that such events do not recur. West Indies left India four matches into a five-game One-Day International (ODI) series, with a Twenty20 and three Tests still to play.

The WICB said it will continue to use its best endeavours to meet with the BCCI to discuss all relevant matters pertaining to the premature end to the tour of India. The WICB statement came in response to the BCCI saying it remained adamant in its pursuit of compensation. BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel maintained that the collateral damage to the BCCI and its stakeholders as a result of the cancellation of the tour was irreparable.

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