Global cricket community backs Pakistan over cancellation of New Zealand tour

By: News Desk
Published: 07:03 PM, 17 Sep, 2021
Global cricket community backs Pakistan over cancellation of New Zealand tour
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National and international cricketers Friday termed the cancellation of the Pakistan versus New Zealand series just a killing of the cricket on the globe.

According to the 24News HD TV channel, the series was called off by the Black Caps only minutes before the first match was due to start in Pakistan.

Different cricket legends and start cricketers reacted over the matter on the twitter and criticized the Kiwis for canceling their tour to Pakistan despite assurance of tight security during the tour.

Ramiz Raja

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja declared the day of cancellation of cricket match from New Zealand a “Crazy Day” and felt sorry for the fans and players of Pakistan.

Ramiz said walking out of the tour by taking a unilateral approach on a security threat is very frustrating. He said that the NZ would not hear Pakistan in ICC on the issue.

Shahid Afridi

He criticised the NZ saying on a HOAX threat they had called-off the tour despite all assurances.

Shoaib Akhtar

Former cricketer gave a strongest reaction on the matter in his several trending tweets in which he said NZ had just killed Pakistan cricket today after cancelling the tour.

In another tweet he encouraged the Pakistanis and fans of the cricket here that Pakistan would rise from this situation soon because that was not the first time when Pakistan was pushed against the wall

Shoaib also called the NZ decision an unnecessary and said in a tweet that this was just an unverified threat and it could have been discussed.

Shoaib in another tweet recalled New Zealand to remember that 9 Pakistanis were killed in the Christchurch attack but Pakistan remained to stand with New Zealand. He mentioned that Pakistan toured NZ in the worst of corona epidemic there.

Daren Sammy

Cricketer Daren Sammy said in a tweet that he had disappointed on the cancellation of series because of security issues.

He said over the last 6 years playing and visiting Pakistan has been one of the most enjoyable experiences and always felt safe there.

Mohammad Hafeez

Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Hafeez said Pakistan was a safe and proud nation. He said postponing the series was absolutely a sad news for whole the nation.

Babar Azam

Cricketer Babar Azam said he had become extremely disappointed on the abrupt postponement of the series, which could have brought the smiles back for millions of Pakistan cricket Fans. He said he felt trust in the capabilities and credibility of our security agencies.

Hassan Ali

Cricketer Hassan Ali said it was making him more sad and thinking about how upset our fans after receiving this news. To the world, he said that he wanted to repeat Pakistan was a safe country for cricket.

Wahab Riaz

Cricketer Wahab Riaz said it was so sad to see the tour ended without starting.

Kamran Akmal

Cricketer Kamran Akmal said Pakistan was a safe country for any sports, and cancelling NZ tour was a heartbreaking and disappointing act.

Grant Elliott

Cricketer Grant Elliott in his two different tweets said it was a sad news for the players and fans of cricket. He said he could hear every cricket fans heart breaking right now.

Sherfane Rutherford

Cricketer Sherfane Rutherford said he was feelings for his Pakistani friends. He said Pakistan was the safest country for cricket as a cricket loving country.

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