BCCI Offered Us To Pay Whatever We Were Losing: Dwayne Bravo On India Tour Pull-Out

INDIA

Bravo said that a message at 3 am from the then BCCI chief N Srinivasan prompted him to convince his team to play the first ODI after threatening to pull out.

Former all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says the BCCI “offered to pay” his players who threatened to pull out of the 2014 ODI series in India after a contracts fallout with the West Indies Cricket Board.

He said that a message at 3 am from the then BCCI chief N Srinivasan prompted him to convince his team to play the first ODI after threatening to pull out. Then, in the middle of the fourth ODI, in the hill town of Dharamsala, the WICB informed the BCCI that it had decided to call off the remainder of tour after a “contracts fall” with players.Big money was at stake but Bravo said the BCCI understood their problems.

“Yeah, they understood, of course. Because they were very supportive of all of us. Actually they even offered to pay us whatever we were losing. We was like, ‘we don’t want you to pay us. We need our board to sort out our contracts’,” Bravo told