BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur says Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a busy schedule and the match is just a group fixture.
Waqar Younis, however, was optimistic that the PSL in the next few years would fill a big void in Pakistan cricket.
Here's a look at West Indies U-19's road to the U-19 World Cup final.
Shreyas Iyer fell 10 short of hundred but gave his team a solid start on Day 1 of the Ranji Trophy semis; Assam struggle against Saurashtra.
India, playing their fifth U-19 World Cup final on Sunday, would like these five individuals to get going.
With four centuries in his last six Test innings, Usman Khawaja finally feels like he belongs in international cricket after a rocky start to his career.
Adam Voges, en-route his unbeaten 176 against New Zealand, broke plenty of records.
MS Dhoni has lost 24 out of 56 (NR 1 and Tied 1) - success % 55.45.
As far as Sri Lanka's performance was concerned, Thisara Perera admitted the team didn't put up a good show.
Chris Morris bludgeoned his way to 62 off 38 balls to help South Africa reach their target of 263 with 16 deliveries to spare.
Usman Khawaja (140) and Adam Voges (176*) stretch Australia's lead over New Zealand to 280.
Away from the spotlight, Assam have been scripting an against-the-odds heartening tale.
In a chat with The Indian Express, Cheteshwar Pujara talks about the auction disappointment and how he is honing his skills to suit the shorter forms.
In India U-19's 15-member squad in which players come from diverse backgrounds, Mayank Dagar is the urbane one.
If seniors have their way, it would amount to less pay for domestic cricketers, including some of the juniors who guided West Indies to final.
Hardik Pandya's 12-ball 27 changed the complexion of the game, at a time when India had gotten stuck a little after Shikhar Dhawan's blitz upfront.
Concerted batting effort, cornerstoned by Shikhar Dhawan’s half-century and inspired bowling help the hosts level series with massive win.
Kieron Pollard pulled out "citing a lack of sufficient progress in his rehabilitative work" while Sunil Narine is currently banned from bowling.
MS Dhoni, however, said he would like to give Yuvraj Singh more batting opportunities.
Thisara Perera dismissed Hardik Pandya, Suresh Raina and Yuvraj Singh with consecutive deliveries.
South Africa, who failed to make the Super League, finished 11th with a 138-run win over New Zealand in Cox's Bazar.
This is not the first time that a team has been sent back to the pavillion for a duck. Langport, a Somerset club, scored zero as a team total.
After scoring 196/6, India restrict Sri Lanka to 127/9 in the second T20I in Ranchi on Friday.
South Africa players wore pink in support of World Cancer Day which was on February 4 during the fourth ODI against England at Johannesburg.
The umpire was banned after BCCI's disciplinary committee found him guilty of corrupt practices and bringing the game into disrepute.
Viv Richards also said that players should be given contracts much more in advance.
WI T20 captain suggests reaching a middle ground to end their impasse over pay cuts or squad changes that threatens the campaign.
As MCC considers yellow and red cards in cricket, many believe it would take away an important angle to the sport.
Ravi Shastri said he is focussed on the World T20 and not thinking about the possibility of becoming a full time coach of the Indian team.
Australia comfortably placed at 147/3 after bowlers bundled out New Zealand for 183; Brendon McCullum out for a duck in his 100th.
Steve Waugh explained that the decision to drop Shane Warne was tough but part of his job as the captain.
West Indies players given an option to either take a massive pay cut or their place in the squad will be given to another player.
Bangladesh U-19 team played their semi-final against West Indies in front of an astounding 15,000-odd fans who rooted throughout the match.
All-rounder from famous Barbados nursery comes to the party; Bangladesh lose by 3 wickets in semis. West Indies face India in the final.
Indian team director Ravi Shastri and Sri Lankan middle-order batsman Chamara Kapugedera looked to be ready for the challenge as they spoke about adjustments.
India would believe the Pune defeat was an anomaly and not a pattern as they fight to keep the series alive in Ranchi.