Doubts hit headlines over India’s games in upcoming Asia Cup as reports suggest Rohit Sharma & Co would not travel to Pakistan and instead, play their matches at neutral venues. ANI reported that the venue is most likely to be England, Oman, Sri Lanka or UAE. Although nothing concrete has been announced so far, but former Pakistan cricketer Imran Nazir has given an explosive statement. During a recent conversation, Nazir said that the security in Pakistan is absolutely fine, and India is not traveling to Pakistan because they are afraid of losing.
“There is no security reason. Just look how many teams have gone to Pakistan. Forget A teams, even toured Australia. These are all just cover ups. The truth is India will not come to Pakistan. ” [for Asia Cup] Because they are afraid of losing. Security is just an excuse. Come and play cricket. When you start doing politics, there is no way out,” he said on the Nadir Ali Podcast.
He said, “People want to watch an India vs Pakistan match because there is a different level of excitement in it. The whole world knows it. Even as a cricketer, we feel that cricket should be taken to every corner of the world.” It is necessary to have an India-Pakistan match to deliver.” We used to play a lot of cricket. They are such a balanced team, but India cannot afford to lose. It’s a game, you’ll win some, you’ll lose some.”
former captain of pakistan Shahid Afridi The Asia Cup impasse between the two countries also weighed in.
Shahid Afridi on the sidelines of Legends League Cricket said, “The main problem is that we don’t sit together and talk. Like we are sitting here and talking, politicians should also come together and talk. They have a big responsibility.” ,
“It would have been really good if India had come. It would have been a step towards cricket for India and Pakistan. This is not a generation of war and quarrels; we want relations to be better. We have played against India a lot.” Of love and affection. I remember when we came to India, we got a wonderful response. If you remember the 2005 series, Harbhajan and Yuvraj used to go shopping and go to restaurants, and no one took money from them. This is the beauty of two nations. ,
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