Former Pakistan batsman Imran Nazir has taken a sly dig at India over latest experiences suggesting that the Males in Blue is not going to go to Pakistan for the upcoming version of the Asia Cup.
BCCI secretary Jay Shah had beforehand made it clear that India gained’t go to Pakistan for the continental championship later this yr. Following Shah’s feedback, it grew to become kind of clear that the match can be moved out of Pakistan.
Nonetheless, a latest report has steered that Asia Cup 2023 is scheduled to happen in Pakistan however India will play their matches at a unique venue. And whereas time will inform how issues pan out within the coming months, Imran Nazir has used the chance to take pictures at India.
The previous cricketer stated that quite a lot of main groups have visited Pakistan and there’s no issues relating to safety. He additional stated that India’s safety concern is an excuse for not going to Pakistan.
“There isn’t a safety purpose. Simply have a look at what number of groups have been to Pakistan. Neglect A groups, even Australia visited. These are all simply cover-ups. The reality is that India gained’t come to Pakistan [for the Asia Cup] as a result of they’re afraid of shedding. Safety is simply an excuse. Come and play cricket. If you begin enjoying politics, there isn’t any method again,” Imran Nazir stated on Nadir Ali Podcast.
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Talking additional, Imran Nazir stated that the India vs Pakistan matches must be held recurrently. He opined that India-Pakistan matches are vital for the betterment of the sport earlier than slamming India, saying that they can’t tolerate loss.
“Folks wish to watch India vs Pakistan video games as a result of there’s a totally different degree of pleasure to it. The whole world is aware of it. Even we as cricketer really feel that for cricket to achieve each nook of the world, India-Pakistan matches have to occur. We used to play a lot cricket. They’re such a balanced staff however India can’t tolerate shedding. It’s a sport; you’ll win some, you’ll lose some,” he stated.
As of now, all of the bilateral relations between India and Pakistan are suspended attributable to political causes. The arch-rivals don’t play any bilateral sequence in opposition to one another and solely tackle one another throughout ICC occasions or Asia Cup.