British High Commissioner denies England involvement in cancellation of NZ tour

By: News Desk      Published: 07:35 PM, 17 Sep, 2021

British High Commission (BHC) Friday categorically rejected the speculations about its involvement in the cancellation of New Zealand cricket team’s tour to Pakistan just minutes before starting a match.

According to the 24News HD TV channel, British High Commissioner Christian Turner in a tweet clarified their position and said the New Zealand had taken such a decision independently.

In a tweet, Christian Turner said that speculations that BHC was involved in the Pakistan versus New Zealand tour being called off were untrue.

This was a decision for the New Zealand authorities and they had taken it independently, he added.

Commenting on the cancellation of the series, he said he recognized that this was a sad day for cricket fans in Pakistan and around the world who were looking forward to the series.

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