- Quetta Gladiator proprietor suggests holding exhibition matches on the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium – the venue for the ODI collection with New Zealand.
- Tells all PSL groups to face by the PCB at this important time to offer a robust message to the world.
- On the identical time, such a cricketing exercise can be for cricket followers who will draw satisfaction from one thing taking place, he stated.
The proprietor of the Quetta Gladiators has proposed holding exhibition matches of all franchises of the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) to offer a robust message to the world that Pakistan is a secure nation for sports activities.
The proprietor of the PSL franchise stated this hours after New Zealand backed out from the much-awaited cricket collection on Pakistani soil. The guests cancelled the excursions simply moments earlier than the ODI collection opener on the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.
“We have to stand by the Pakistan Cricket Board at this juncture,” Nadeem Omar stated, whereas chatting with a non-public information channel.
“QG proprietor Nadeem Omar has stated Quetta Gladiators are able to play exhibition matches in Pakistan to ship a robust message to the world that Pakistan is secure,” the Twitter deal with of the Quetta Gladiators stated.
“He added QG will attempt to carry obtainable foreigners and hope the PCB and different franchises can be pondering on the identical strains,” it additional quoted him as saying.
Omar stated all different PSL groups ought to maintain matches on the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium below the identical safety supplied to the New Zealand cricket group. The matches needs to be held to convey a very good message, he stated.
Sports activities are part of the picture of a rustic and the honour of a rustic is of paramount significance, Nadeem Omar stated. “We should always stand for our rights not just for cricket however on different issues as effectively,” he pressured.
“We have to make each transfer in a really calculated method because the evolving scenario in Afghanistan displays that we now have a couple of associates and plenty of enemies.”
Reacting to his tweet, some cricket followers appreciated his proposals.
On Friday, moments earlier than the ODI collection opener on the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, the New Zealand Cricket (NZC) board backed out of the much-awaited tour, citing a safety alert from their authorities. The Pakistani authorities assured the group of full safety however they insisted on calling off the collection.
The PCB in a press release stated the NZC knowledgeable them that that they had determined to cancel the collection attributable to some safety concern and stated it’s their unilateral choice.