New Zealand’s Decision to Reschedule Pakistan Tour is Expected in a Week
According to T20 Times, the New Zealand Cricket Board has realized its mistake. In this regard, the Kiwi media report states that the head of New Zealand Cricket, David White, has contacted the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Rameez Raja, and informed Pakistan. They also talked to reschedule Pakistan tour in near future.
Because previously New Zealand cricket team on a tour of Pakistan has announced to cancel the series and return home because of security concerns.
The first match of the three-match ODI series between Pakistan and New Zealand was scheduled to start at 2.30 pm at the Rawalpindi Stadium and Pakistan was ready to host the New Zealand team on its soil after 18 years. They announced the end of the tour and the recall of the team.
In this regard, the Pakistan Cricket Board said that the New Zealand team and officials were provided foolproof security on which they also expressed satisfaction, but suddenly the New Zealand Cricket Board canceled the tour.
According to the PCB, the New Zealand Cricket Board said in the morning that they had received an alert regarding security concerns due to which the tour of Pakistan would have to be canceled and the team would be sent back home.
A statement issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board said, “We want to continue the tour as per the schedule and all arrangements are complete. But at the last minute, New Zealand’s decision has disappointed cricket fans.”
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In a briefing to the Senate Committee on Inter-Provincial Coordination Affairs, Chairman PCB Rameez Raja said that the international security agencies had declared the security situation in Pakistan as excellent, not so serious a threat that New Zealand canceled the visit.
Rameez Raja said that if Pakistan had been replaced by India, no visit would have been canceled. It is unfortunate that Pakistan helped everyone during the Corona epidemic but no one came to support us. Hopefully, the tour of the West Indies is scheduled.
Will be according to The chairman of the PCB said that New Zealand could be offered a canceled tour in November next year on its own terms. The rescheduling of the series would reduce the losses. The good news is coming by next week.
Has also put pressure on Australia as Pakistan has suffered a lot due to canceled tours, the Australian Board will think a hundred times before ending next year’s tour.
A decision to reschedule the visit to Pakistan is expected in a week, and the Future Tour program may be rescheduled before 2023, according to a New Zealand media report.
It should be noted that the first match of the three-match ODI series between Pakistan and New Zealand was scheduled on September 17 and Pakistan was ready to host the New Zealand team on its soil after 18 years, but suddenly the New Zealand Cricket Board ended the tour Announced the recall of the team.
The Pakistan Cricket Board said in this regard that the New Zealand team and officials were provided foolproof security, which they also expressed satisfaction, but suddenly the New Zealand Cricket Board canceled the tour