England tour of India - Cricket: ICC, BCCI reach agreement over Sehwag deadlock

Published: Tuesday, December 18, 2001, 23:53 [IST]
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London: The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Board Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday arrived at a settlement to end their stand off resulting from the punishments given to six Indian players by the ICC match-referee Mike Denness in South Africa, according to ICC sources.The breakthrough in the stalemate was achieved after hectic negotiations conducted over telephone during the last three days, the sources said. In view of the settlement, the proposed final summit between the BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya and the ICC chairman Malcolm Gray and chief executive officer Malcolm Speed in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday has been called off.When asked if the meeting in the Malaysian capital would not take place now, an ICC spokesman replied, "That seems to be the situation". A formal announcement about the settlement and its details is expected from the ICC headquarters at Lord's. PTI

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