Cricket world hits again at New Zealand for cancelling tour

LAHORE – The New Zealand cricket workforce has referred to as off its tour of Pakistan after informing the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) of receiving a “security alert”.

“Earlier today, New Zealand Cricket informed us they had been alerted to some security alert and have unilaterally decided to postpone the series,” PCB mentioned in a press launch.

The announcement to cancel the sequence shocked Pakistan gamers and followers as effectively worldwide gamers, who had been performed within the nation.

West Indies participant Darren Sammy on Twitter mentioned, “Disappointed waking up to the news of the cancellation of the Pakistan Vs New Zealand series because of security issues”.

“Over the last 6 years playing and visiting Pakistan has been one of the most enjoyable experiences. I’ve always felt safe. this is a massive blow to Pakistan,” he mentioned.

Sri Lankan participant Angelo Perera additionally recalled his expertise when he visited Pakistan two years in the past.

“Toured @TheRealPCB 2 years back and really enjoyed every minute of our stay!! Felt extremely welcomed and also safe tbh! Never had any doubt Genuinely wanna see cricket return to this great nation,” Perera mentioned.

Pakistan’s pacer Shoaib Akhtar termed the NZC choice “unnecessary”.

“We will rise from this. And soon. Ghabrana nahi hai. Not the first time we’ve been pushed against the wall. Unnecessary and uncalled for decision by @BLACKCAPS,” he wrote on Twitter.

Former captain Shahid Afrid, taking to Twitter, mentioned: “On a HOAX threat you have called-off the tour despite all assurances!! @BLACKCAPS  do you understand the IMPACT of your decision?”

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