Fearing backlash, New Zealand Cricket turns off feedback in newest social media posts

New Zealand cricket squad members arrive in Auckland from Dubai. Picture: Black Caps Twitter account

The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) is aware of totally effectively that its last-minute choice to withdraw from the Pakistan tour has infuriated Pakistan cricket followers who have been wanting to see worldwide cricket return to their soil. 

In its newest social media posts, the Black Caps shared a video of the New Zealand squad arriving in Auckland from Dubai. Nevertheless, netizens have been fast to note that the they’d turned off feedback, fearing a backlash from cricket followers around the globe. 

“The 24-strong BLACKCAPS touring squad have arrived residence into Auckland from Dubai and can shortly start the necessary 14 days in MIQ,” reads the submit on Twitter. 

The video exhibits the New Zealand cricket staff disembarking from the aircraft, carrying facemasks and carrying their baggage of their palms. 

Fearing backlash, New Zealand Cricket turns off comments in latest social media posts

The Black Caps turned off commenting on the tweet. Nevertheless, that didn’t cease netizens from quote tweeting the Kiwis and lashing out at them. 

Comments blocked on Facebook by the NZC on a post announcing the arrival of squad from Pakistan.
Feedback blocked on Fb by the NZC on a submit asserting the arrival of squad from Pakistan.

Pakistani Twitter person Tahir shared an emoji, having a superb snort at NZC for describing their staff because the “24 sturdy” within the submit. 

Twitter deal with @TheNamalGirl had a sarcastic recommendation for the New Zealand cricket staff. 

Zubair Ali Khan was actually direct together with his query. 

SM Hamza identified how the New Zealand Cricket administration was afraid of “being known as out” for abandoning the tour on the final second. 

New Zealand known as off their limited-overs tour of Pakistan minutes earlier than the opening fixture in Rawalpindi on Friday following a “safety alert” from their authorities.

The choice infuriated and dissatisfied Pakistan cricket followers and the PCB administration, with chairman Ramiz Raja warning the NZC that it’s going to “hear” from the PCB on the ICC. 

Following the choice by the NZC, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) additionally introduced it was cancelling its tour of Pakistan. 

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

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

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

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