ECB To Decide Pakistan’s Tour Within Next 24 To 48 Hours: Reports
Sky Sport has quoted ECB Spokesperson as saying that they are aware of New Zealand’s decision of withdrawal from Pakistan, and the board will make its decision about Pakistan tour within next 24 to 48 hours.
LAHORE: (UrduPoint/UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News-Sept 17th, 2021) Following New Zealand’s unilateral decision to cancel Pakistan tour due to ‘security reasons’, the England Cricket board Spokesperson said that decision would be made on its tour to Pakistan within next 48 hours.
The Spokesperson said, “We're aware of New Zealand's decision to pull out of the Pakistan tour due to a security alert,”. He said, “We are liaising with our security team who are on the ground in Pakistan to fully understand the situation. The ECB Board will decide in the next 24-48 hours whether our planned tour should proceed,”.
It also said, “The Pakistan prime minister spoke personally to the prime minister of New Zealand and informed her that we have one of the best intelligence systems in the world and that no security threat of any kind exists for the visiting team,” it added.
He said New Zealand took unilateral decision to cancel the tour suddenly at the eleventh hour.