‘Nothing to do with safety points,’ former England cricketer says on cancellation of Pakistan tour

(left to proper) Former worldwide cricketer Mark Butcher, former England cricketer Charlotte Edwards and broadcaster Ebony Jewel Rainford Brent. —Twitter/@SkyCricket
  • That is very disappointing […] it might have been a historic tour for England girls, says former England cricketer Charlotte Edwards.
  • Ebony Brent says “It screams of a crew that has extra energy than the opposite aspect and have decided, not eager about the impression.”
  • Former worldwide cricketer Mark Butcher sarcastically recalled that the duke and duchess additionally visited Pakistan “it was nice for them”.

The important thing factor that’s standing out within the assertion has nothing to do with safety points or issues, stated famend broadcaster Ebony Jewel Rainford Brent, terming the England Cricket Board’s (ECB) resolution to cancel its Pakistan tour “disappointing”.

In a 5-minute-42-seconds lengthy video shared on the official Twitter deal with of Sky Sports activities Cricket, Brent stated: “It [England] screams of a crew that has extra energy than the opposite aspect and have decided, not eager about the impression.”

“Disappointment is the phrase that involves my thoughts after wanting on the assertion issued by the ECB for the cancellation of its tour,” she maintained.

Endorsing her views, former England cricketer Charlotte Edwards stated: “That is very disappointing…it might have been a historic tour for England girls, we haven’t been there earlier than.”

“If that may have been [a] safety [issue], I might have had no downside; we most likely wouldn’t be having this dialog proper now…however the truth that there’s workload once more, they [the ECB] precisely knew 5 months in the past that they had excursions scheduled they usually knew what their programme was,” she added.

Sharing her discontentment, Edwards stated: “I’m so disillusioned for the PCB, they did an enormous quantity [of work] to get cricket into this nation [England] final summer season, I feel we appear to have a brief reminiscence.”

Recalling the time when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Catherine Middleton visited Pakistan, former worldwide cricketer Mark Butcher stated: “It’s been 12 years since worldwide cricket was again in Pakistan. I’ve travelled there and it’s fabulous; you get presidential safety.”

He sarcastically added that the duke and duchess additionally visited Pakistan and “it was nice for them”.

After cancelling the tour to Pakistan and expressing remorse, ECB stated, “we perceive that this resolution might be a major disappointment to the PCB”, who’ve labored tirelessly to host the return of worldwide cricket of their nation.

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

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

‘Completely not’ comes at a worth

The phrase “completely not” comes at a worth that nations need to pay in the event that they aspire to maintain their heads excessive, Minister for Data Fawad Chaudhry had stated earlier within the day, after the England and New Zealand cricket groups cancelled their Pakistan excursions.

Prime Minister Imran Khan had, again in June, clearly stated that Pakistan will “completely not” give its navy bases to the US for operations in Afghanistan after the latter’s withdrawal of troops — months earlier than the Taliban took over the nation.

The knowledge minister, addressing a press convention, stated he and Minister for Inside Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed would transient the media on what has been transpiring currently. “You will note how pretend information and hybrid conflict are inter-linked.”

“PTV alone has suffered losses value Rs220 million and we at the moment are in search of our legal professionals’ steerage on the right way to drag [New Zealand] to court docket,” he stated.

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