India participate in champions trophy or not decide on 7 May SGM says COA Chief Rai

India’s Champions Trophy participation in doubt
India’s Champions Trophy participation in doubt

Head of Committe of Adminstatiors (COA) said that India’s Participation in champions trophy or not will be known after the BCCI SGM meetings on 7th May.

Team India who is already skip to announced their squad for the upcoming champions trophy as ICC deadline of April 25.


“There is no such thing as a deadline. The Champions Trophy will start on June 1. The deadlines are fixed so that there is some kind of system in place,” Rai told reporters on the sidelines of a book launch.

he replied: “How can I tell you now? We are ready with all possible scenarios. So let the process happen which is supposed to take place and then we will see what to do. I can’t say it in advance. I am confident that it will be a good decision. Whatever decision you want, that will happen, but by chance if it doesn’t happen, then we will see.

“It is a part of the game. Let it unfold slowly, let’s see how it progresses, what happens,” he added.

“This is a hypothetical question. Let the SGM first take a decision. I have requested the acting president, I have requested the acting secretary to convene an SGM and the SGM has been convened on May 7,” Rai said.

“They (BCCI officials) have just come back from Dubai and the players are still playing in the IPL. So we will sit with them (BCCI officials) and discuss with them what road map needs to be followed and how we go about it.”