new Delhi: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) President Ehsan Mani has made a big disclosure about the Big Three formula of the International Cricket Council. In fact, Ehsan Mani alleged that the ICC’s Big 3 format ruined this council badly. For this, Money has held the Board of Control for Cricket in India, the Board of England and Cricket Australia. It is known that Favor Money has been the ICC chairman from 2003 to 2006.
Big Three screws up ICC balance- Money
Speaking to IAANS, PCB chairman Ehsaan Mani has told that along with former BCCI President N Srinivasan, England and Australia have used ICC’s Big-3 formula, these three countries have caused a lot of damage to world cricket. Money believes that this formula was applied to all other members of the ICC. He also alleged that the countries which did not agree on the issue of sharing the revenue of the ICC, the Big-3 countries threatened not to play with them.
According to Ehsan Money, ‘I was very lucky that in my time there was an organized board of all the members in the ICC. The Big 3 badly ruined this balance, so it was called the Big 3. India, England and Australia united and implemented what was not in the interest of others. Those who did not agree with his change were threatening not to play with him. Now everyone is screaming to take care of their interests in the ICC.
He said, ‘The Big Three formula was not in the interest of any form of cricket. It has caused a lot of damage to world cricket. On the other hand Mani, a former Pakistan fast bowler, also praised India’s Shashank Manohar for ending the ‘Big Three’ method.
What happens to the ICC’s ‘Big Three’ formula?
Under the ICC’s ‘Big Three’, 3 big cricket boards playing international cricket were placed. In which big countries like India, England and Australia were included. Under this ‘Big Three’ formula, these three cricket boards get a share of the ICC’s earnings. Based on the data, the ICC used to pay the highest amount of 20.3 per cent to the Cricket Board of India (BCCI), 4.4% to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and 2.7% to Cricket Australia (CA) under this formula. Let us tell you that these figures were released in the year 2017.