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Quaid-e-Azam Sunday Cricket League sever ties with Yorkshire, ECB

The Quaid-e-Azam Sunday Cricket League (QASCL) on Wednesday severed ties with the Yorkshire Cricket Board (YCB) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) attributable to “neglect and preferential therapy” by each the boards.

The QASCL, which was based in 1980, is the primary Asian league to be recognised by the ECB.

As per a report printed by The Every day Mail, the QASCL has refused to pay its affiliation payment to the ECB till pending points, together with being locked out of the Yorkshire pyramid construction, had been solved.

“The groups who play in our league have come about within the final 20-30 years and we’ve at all times performed on the lowest degree of the system. A few of these golf equipment have turn into fairly good and profitable and wish to play at the next degree which they really feel can be extra applicable for them. However there are examples the place golf equipment have utilized to affix different leagues within the Yorkshire pyramid construction however regardless of having the services, assembly the factors, they haven’t been capable of be a part of different leagues as a result of membership members from the opposite leagues don’t wish to vote us in,” Taj Butt, the QASCL chairman, was quoted as saying to The Every day Mail.

“It’s the conceited nature of the establishment (YCB) that they merely ignore us. We’ve been ready three years for a response and we nonetheless haven’t obtained a response which is why our golf equipment have been compelled to take this motion.”

The pyramid construction, which goals to carry collectively the county’s golf equipment, was launched by the YCB in 2016. However for golf equipment outdoors the pyramid, they’re depending on membership members contained in the respective pyramid leagues to vote them in.

The QASCL additionally raised the problem of distribution of funds by the ECB.

“The ECB makes funding out there for all golf equipment throughout England and Wales in order that they will enhance services and make cricket extra accessible. We now have labored carefully with native authorities in Bradford, Leeds and Sheffield to fund 50 non-turf pitches in areas that may allow extra folks to play cricket. The ECB contributed £750,000 to the redevelopment of Bradford Park Avenue into an elite facility has resulted in massive numbers of individuals utilizing the bottom, whereas we’re dedicated to funding £500,000 in direction of an City Centre at Parkside Sports activities Centre in West Bowling in Bradford,” stated an ECB spokesperson.

The YCB didn’t reply to The Every day Mail‘s request to remark.

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