After the termination of New Zealand, England cancels 2021 men’s and women’s cricket tours to Pakistan. The game’s concern was to elevate good relationships and rebuild the lost reputation of the host country.
Years back, the attack on the Sri Lankan team led Pakistan towards the danger zone. England and Wales Cricket Board, ECB, demanded the time period of last weekend to make the final verdict. However, on Monday, the conclusion resided on the termination of the tours.
A few days ago, New Zealand’s cricket squad flew back from Pakistan, highlighting the security concerns. The UK Time News researched that the ECB aversely made this decision of canceling the October visit.
Furthermore, the board prioritized the protection of the players from any physical or mental stress. It stated that the current condition is even worse. The board elaborated the management of the COVID environment and its relation with the host country.
PCB also responded after the news ‘England cancels 2021 men’s and women’s cricket tours to Pakistan‘. According to the chairman of the latter board, this act is highly disappointing. Besides, Ramiz Raja titled it as a motivation to play better under all circumstances.
England Cancels 2021 Men’s and Women’s Cricket Tours to Pakistan, ECB Apologizes
This was the first tour of England’s female cricket team to Pakistan. However, the men’s squad last visited in 2005. After the attack on Sri Lanka, Pakistan was no longer permitting the international players.
Nonetheless, the hosting position resumed in 2019. ECB also apologized for its actions. It comprehended the efforts of Pakistan to return to the International game. ECB said that this Asian nation has proven its friendship via the last two summers.
The English board is looking forward to the 2022 journeys to Pakistan.
Wasim Khan, the chief executive of PCB, stated the hard work for building the integrity of Pakistan’s cricket. He also called it distrait news.
The UK Time News researched the following cancelled schedule of women’s matches.
|13 Oct 2021||T20||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium|
|14 Oct 2021||T20||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium|
|17 Oct 2021||ODI||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium|
|19 Oct 2021||ODI||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium|
|21 Oct 2021||ODI||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium|