- A former Pakistani skipper has lamented the growing influence of the BCCI on world cricket.
- He said that people are unwilling to criticize BCCI because of their money-making power.
- According to him, there is no harm in criticism if it is a constructive one.
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He said that there’s no harm in criticizing if the criticism is constructive. “I have always been against any platform being used for biased opinions and getting personal, but constructive criticism should be okay. A lot of times, people think they do not need any advice. But that is not the right attitude.”
The former skipper, who retired from all forms of international cricket earlier this year, a few days back, had claimed that the BCCI is admired because of the money it brings into the game. He termed the Indian board as the laadla (pampered) of world cricket.
He was trolled on social media for his comment, but he stuck to it and said, “There is no doubt that India’s players are big products. Their names add value wherever they go. But it’s not like only they are doing well. Many other players inspire you and provide eye-catching moments with their game. That’s why I said that they are treated as ‘laadla’. I stand by my statement,” he added.