The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), over the years, have struggled hard to regain the image it lost after Sri Lanka Bus Attack almost a decade ago. Since international cricket moved its foot away from the cricket-loving nations, the cricket patriots have been starving hard to once again welcome international cricket in the region.
After an immense struggle the officials have put up to get it back on track, Pakistan has welcomed numerous teams in the last 5 years. Not only assuring the security, but the nation has cheered up embracing the foreigners with a big heart.
Pakistan Cricket devotees curse New Zealand on canceling tour
Before the New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2021 could have got green signals, the board officials of NZC voyaged men in the green’s region to be sure of the security and relevant threats. After their satisfaction, the game was given green signals alongside giving a sack of happiness to the cricket patriots.
The years-old hard work to get cricket back in Pakistan was not to see the disappointment that is trending across the cricket fraternity. NZC has cancelled the Pakistan tour for receiving security threats from an ‘unknown’, ‘unapproved’, ‘unauthentic source.
This is not how you pay back someone who once did you good, says cricket devotees. Such statements are not only coming from Pakistani passionate but also from across the borders and many overseas cricket followers. While PCB deals with a huge blow, fans talk about how Pakistan visited New Zealand while the Christchurch attack – teams denied voyaging the Black Caps, but Pakistan did.
Maybe they do not understand the impact of what they have done after a hoax threat.
To be continued…