World Cup 2023 | It will be unfair to the fans if Pakistan doesn’t go to India for World Cup 2023: Misbah

Karachi: Former Pakistan cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq has advocated allowing his country’s team to compete in the ODI World Cup 2023 in India, saying that if If this does not happen, it will be unfair to the ‘fans’ who will not be able to watch the match against arch-rivals India. When the two countries can face each other in other sports, why not in cricket, the 49-year-old former coach said at a function here on Friday. Why link cricket with political relations? It is unfair to deprive people of the opportunity to watch their teams play against each other.” Also read The former batsman, who scored more than 11,000 runs in international cricket, said, “It will be a huge injustice to the fans who love Pakistan and Indian cricket.” The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) recently informed the ICC (International Cricket Council) and the BCCI (Indian Cricket Board) that the national team’s participation in the World Cup in October-November this year is subject to government approval due to strained relations between the two countries. is under the. After India refused to play Asia Cup matches in Pakistan, the continental tournament was being organized on a ‘hybrid’ basis. The tournament, to be held from August 31 to September 17, will have four matches in Pakistan and nine matches at neutral venues in Sri Lanka. Misbah believes that the time has come that Pakistan should go to India and the Indian team should also come to Pakistan to play matches. He said, “Definitely Pakistan should play the World Cup in India. Every time I have played in India, we have enjoyed the pressure and the crowds. This gives you inspiration and the conditions in India suit us. Our team has the ability to perform well in Indian conditions.” Afridi also feels that Pakistan should go to India for the World Cup. Afridi said, “The biggest challenge for me or any professional cricketer is to deal with the pressure of playing in India and performing well in front of the Indian crowd there. The former all-rounder said, “Overall we have enjoyed playing in India because if you do well in India, you get a different level of satisfaction and recognition.” The former captain said that Pakistan have got good venues for World Cup matches and proper planning will be necessary for the team. He said, “Our team is very good. There is also some great talent in the team. I don’t see any reason why we should not go to India and do well in Ahmedabad or any other venue.” (agency)

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