‘Disenchanted with England,’ Ramiz Raja says after tour cancellation

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja addressing a press convention. — PCB/File
  • Not giving up hope, PCB Chairman Raja says Pakistan would survive.
  • Raja urges the nationwide facet to turn into the most effective staff on the earth.
  • England cancels tour days after New Zeeland’s last-minute pull out.

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja mentioned Monday he was dissatisfied with England after the nation’s cricket board determined to again out of a scheduled October sequence.

“Disenchanted with England, pulling out of their dedication & failing a member of their Cricket fraternity when it wanted it most,” the PCB chairman mentioned in a tweet.

Not giving up hope, the newly-elected chairman mentioned Pakistan would survive, as he talked about that this was a wake-up name for the nationwide staff to turn into the most effective on the earth in order that different sides would line-up to play with them with out making excuses.

The England Cricket Board (ECB) had determined to cancel its tour to Pakistan days after New Zealand had pulled its staff out on the last-minute forward of its sequence as a result of “safety” considerations.

Expressing remorse, ECB mentioned “we perceive that this resolution might be a major disappointment to the PCB”, who’ve have labored tirelessly to host the return of worldwide cricket of their nation.

However, the ECB mentioned the “psychological and bodily well-being” of its gamers and help employees stays their highest precedence, and this was much more crucial given the instances “we’re at the moment residing in”.

England’s women and men groups have been as a result of play two Twenty20s in Rawalpindi on October 13 and 14. The ladies’s staff are additionally as a result of play three ODIs in Pakistan on October 17, 19, and 21.

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