BlackCaps abandon tour to Pakistan following a New Zealand government security alert


Sohail Speaks Yasir's Blog Fazeer's Focus

User Tag List

Page 1 of 11 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 80 of 835

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Debut
    Apr 2010
    Venue
    221B Baker Street
    Runs
    14,151
    Mentioned
    92 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)

    BlackCaps abandon tour to Pakistan following a New Zealand government security alert

    The BLACKCAPS are abandoning their tour of Pakistan following a New Zealand government security alert.

    The side was to play Pakistan this evening in the first of three ODIs in Rawalpindi, before moving to Lahore for a five match T20 series.

    However, following an escalation in the New Zealand Government threat levels for Pakistan, and advice from NZC security advisors on the ground, it has been decided the BLACKCAPS will not continue with the tour.

    Arrangements are now being made for the team’s departure.

    NZC chief executive David White said it was simply not possible to continue with the tour given the advice he was receiving.

    “I understand this will be a blow for the PCB, who have been wonderful hosts, but player safety is paramount and we believe this is the only responsible option.”

    New Zealand Cricket Players Association chief executive Heath Mills echoed Mr White’s sentiments.

    “We’ve been across this process throughout and are fully supportive of the decision,” he said.

    “The players are in good hands; they’re safe – and everyone’s acting in their best interests.”

    NZC will not comment on the details of the security threat nor the updated arrangements for the departing squad.

    ==

    PCB statement

    Islamabad, 17 September 2021:

    Earlier today, New Zealand Cricket informed us they had been alerted to some security alert and have unilaterally decided to postpone the series.

    Pakistan Cricket Board and Pakistan Government made foolproof security arrangements for all visiting teams. We have assured the New Zealand Cricket of the same. 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.

    The security officials with the New Zealand team have been satisfied with security arrangements made by the Pakistan Government throughout their stay here.

    PCB is willing to continue the scheduled matches. However, cricket lovers in Pakistan and around the world will be disappointed by this last minute withdrawal.
    Last edited by MenInG; 17th September 2021 at 16:31.


    "When You Have Eliminated The Impossible, Whatever Remains, However Improbable, Must Be The Truth!

  2. #2
    Debut
    May 2021
    Runs
    1,348
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I said it few months ago that Australia and NZ are not gonna tour Pakistan Bc of Taliban in Afghanistan but no one believed me

  3. #3
    Debut
    Mar 2014
    Runs
    306
    Mentioned
    40 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    On a serious note though. Let's think logically and not emotionally. I think NZ made the right call given the regional instability and the attacks that have happened in recent times.

    If it was the other way around. PCB probably would still have given a green light to continue but really though if you're professional and value your players. You would do everything possible to protect them even if there was a hint of intelligence or feeling that things have changed. Pakistan hasn't even been able to give the Chinese the security they are demanding. So I'm not surprised. Until all the attacks continue I don't see cricket starting unfortunately.

  4. #4
    Debut
    Oct 2016
    Runs
    23,887
    Mentioned
    563 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by KhanNn View Post
    On a serious note though. Let's think logically and not emotionally. I think NZ made the right call given the regional instability and the attacks that have happened in recent times.
    I want to be completely neutral but, whatever way you look at it its poor stuff. Regional shifts were already happening when they agreed to tour, nothing has happened in 12 hrs to cancel it and with regards to the region.

  5. #5
    Debut
    May 2017
    Venue
    Somewhere in Pakistan
    Runs
    623
    Mentioned
    224 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Back to the srilankan days i guess.. don't think England, NZ and Aus are gonna tour anytime soon.

  6. Google Ad Manager-
  7. #6
    Debut
    May 2015
    Venue
    The Capital Wasteland
    Runs
    22,522
    Mentioned
    590 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    This is going to go down as one of the darkest days in Pakistan Cricket history. Feels like all that time and effort over the last few years has been flushed down the drain.


    Hard to get a handle on this double edged sword

  8. #7
    Debut
    May 2006
    Venue
    New Delhi, India.
    Runs
    1,427
    Mentioned
    23 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Looks like England tour will also be called off as the security advisor is the same as of NZ team.

  9. #8
    Debut
    Jul 2011
    Venue
    India
    Runs
    8,044
    Mentioned
    17 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by deep82 View Post
    Looks like England tour will also be called off as the security advisor is the same as of NZ team.
    There is time for that to be shifted to Bangladesh or Sri Lanka. UAE might not be available due to IPL.

    Quote Originally Posted by Hasan123 View Post
    PP 2nd favourite team pulls out of a tour to Pakistan. Let's see if the usual suspects will defend them or criticise them.
    Why would you criticize them? They received orders from security agencies, out of their hands at that point.
    Last edited by Cricfan4eva; 17th September 2021 at 16:11.

  10. #9
    Debut
    Nov 2018
    Runs
    529
    Mentioned
    10 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Just like the USA is asking Pakistan to pick sides hopefully it is not that part of the political nexus.

  11. #10
    Debut
    Mar 2016
    Venue
    Sheffield
    Runs
    38,434
    Mentioned
    518 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Cricfan4eva View Post
    There is time for that to be shifted to Bangladesh or Sri Lanka. UAE might not be available due to IPL.



    Why would you criticize them? They received orders from security agencies, out of their hands at that point.
    Oh just wait and see how our fans will criticise. Me personally I have accepted cricket boards will look out for themselves.

  12. #11
    Debut
    Mar 2016
    Venue
    Sheffield
    Runs
    38,434
    Mentioned
    518 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    PP 2nd favourite team pulls out of a tour to Pakistan. Let's see if the usual suspects will defend them or criticise them.

  13. #12
    Debut
    Dec 2005
    Venue
    Sharjah, U.A.E
    Runs
    16,036
    Mentioned
    186 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by marlonbrowndo View Post
    This is going to go down as one of the darkest days in Pakistan Cricket history. Feels like all that time and effort over the last few years has been flushed down the drain.
    How so?

    The public needs to be made aware of this ‘security high level’ threat that has ended up calling off the tour like this.

  14. #13
    Debut
    Oct 2010
    Venue
    Between Rawalpindi and Hobart
    Runs
    21,296
    Mentioned
    222 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Bleed on effect from Afghanistan, all these security advisors will cite that


    "Last time Uganda toured Canada, half their team ran away to start a new life" - cricfan967

  15. #14
    Debut
    Aug 2013
    Venue
    Chennai
    Runs
    35,463
    Mentioned
    988 Post(s)
    Tagged
    13 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by pakistanigoneaussie View Post
    Bleed on effect from Afghanistan, all these security advisors will cite that
    Isn't it true tho?


    Truth is treason in an empire of lies.

  16. #15
    Debut
    Mar 2016
    Venue
    Attock
    Runs
    4,852
    Mentioned
    781 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by sensible-indian-fan View Post
    Isn't it true tho?
    No.

  17. #16
    Debut
    Dec 2007
    Venue
    Aberdeen, Scotland
    Runs
    9,790
    Mentioned
    266 Post(s)
    Tagged
    4 Thread(s)
    Cowardly and disgraceful. Hope to see NZ cricket suffer a lot for this betrayal.

  18. #17
    Debut
    Nov 2019
    Runs
    209
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    What changed in the last 24 hours?

  19. #18
    Debut
    May 2015
    Venue
    The Capital Wasteland
    Runs
    22,522
    Mentioned
    590 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by oatmeal View Post
    What changed in the last 24 hours?
    This is the million dollar question


    Hard to get a handle on this double edged sword

  20. #19
    Debut
    Sep 2019
    Runs
    4,691
    Mentioned
    87 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Good luck getting England and Australia now..

  21. #20
    Debut
    May 2021
    Runs
    1,348
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Pakistan paying the price of supporting Taliban openly


  22. #21
    Debut
    Nov 2018
    Runs
    529
    Mentioned
    10 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Much needed rest for the Pakistan team. It is just a random decision by NZC or what are these secret security threats they have found. Bad things can even happen in NZ itself.

  23. #22
    Debut
    Feb 2013
    Venue
    Scotland
    Runs
    1,301
    Mentioned
    9 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    The Kiwi government have been advised the by security team here with the side regarding a threat !! Apparently a high risk security threat!!
    Basically DARPOAK choozay!! 🤦🏽*♂️
    What an anticlimax
    What a crying shame
    In fact what a disgrace..

  24. #23
    Debut
    Aug 2009
    Venue
    Terrestrial
    Runs
    5,594
    Mentioned
    8 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    It is very sad to see that the value of Pakistan is worthless in the eyes of the world.

  25. #24
    Debut
    Jan 2013
    Runs
    16,664
    Mentioned
    2636 Post(s)
    Tagged
    10 Thread(s)
    Remember, the NZ team has experienced a bomb attack in Pakistan this century.

    They wouldn’t have gone to Pakistan if they didn’t intend to play!

  26. #25
    Debut
    Feb 2019
    Runs
    363
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Junaids View Post
    Remember, the NZ team has experienced a bomb attack in Pakistan this century.

    They wouldn’t have gone to Pakistan if they didn’t intend to play!
    The players don't have a say in playing or not playing. This is straight from the NZ government/ security advisors, even the NZC board or security on ground couldn't have advised or taken a decision in this case.

  27. #26
    Debut
    Feb 2019
    Runs
    11,615
    Mentioned
    81 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Junaids View Post
    Remember, the NZ team has experienced a bomb attack in Pakistan this century.

    They wouldn’t have gone to Pakistan if they didn’t intend to play!
    They caused more harm than good they Had High level security.India already stated that something will happen in terms of attack time ago I belive.

  28. #27
    Debut
    Jun 2017
    Runs
    248
    Mentioned
    22 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    This is comedy gold!

    Last minute cancellation. Lol. 🤣

  29. #28
    Debut
    Apr 2010
    Venue
    221B Baker Street
    Runs
    14,151
    Mentioned
    92 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    Let's not blame NZ here. If their government advised them to leave then it's in their best interest to do so.

    To blame NZ for this is rather stupid tbh.

  30. #29
    Debut
    Nov 2019
    Runs
    209
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    if they werent sure, NZC should have mutually postponed the tour before visiting.

    Cancelling it at the last moment is a pointless waste of time for everyone. It also negatively impacts any future tours. I dont think England will visit now

  31. #30
    Debut
    Jan 2013
    Venue
    2021
    Runs
    44,996
    Mentioned
    2449 Post(s)
    Tagged
    16 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by oatmeal View Post
    if they werent sure, NZC should have mutually postponed the tour before visiting.

    Cancelling it at the last moment is a pointless waste of time for everyone. It also negatively impacts any future tours. I dont think England will visit now
    Because NZC should go against NZ government's wishes and proceed when they have been alerted to potential threats all the sake of a cricket series... Be rational, in what world is a sports governing body going to disregard what their government and security officials have advised?


    Quote Originally Posted by Convict View Post
    Don't worry bro. Your other thread allows for rain. Maybe it will save you?

  32. #31
    Debut
    Sep 2018
    Runs
    2,980
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Couldn't the security advisor tell nzc before they arrived in Pakistan?

  33. #32
    Debut
    Jun 2017
    Runs
    248
    Mentioned
    22 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I really feel sorry for PCB and Pakistan cricket fans here.

  34. #33
    Debut
    Feb 2019
    Runs
    1,405
    Mentioned
    12 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Something serious must have happened or some fresh intelligence , otherwise an entire tour can't be cancelled. Very unfortunate really. Feel sad for Pakistan fans

  35. #34
    Debut
    Jan 2006
    Runs
    33,986
    Mentioned
    386 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    What are these security threats? Public lives are in danger

  36. #35
    Debut
    Feb 2009
    Venue
    Watford, UK
    Runs
    13,352
    Mentioned
    92 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    You can’t blame the NZ cricket team or even their board - they wanted to play but they have to follow the advice.

    I got no idea how credible this security threat was or the intelligence behind it.

    It’s just a sad day for Pakistan cricket and their long suffering home fans.

  37. #36
    Debut
    Sep 2016
    Venue
    Jurassic Park.
    Runs
    12,717
    Mentioned
    123 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Even 1% threat is too much. No there is no conspiracy here other then the situation in Afghanistan. Said so before this tour was announced that I'll believe it when i see it. Don't expect any other country to visit soon either if players are feeling unsafe. It is the curse of Afghanistan being our neighbour that cancelled this tour. Much better to cancel the tour then see dead bodies again although one wonders if the PCB did not see any threats then how come the NZ board did? Welcome to Pak cricket, Ramiz.


    PP's own self proclaimed sharpshooter and defender of Islam and Pakistan.

  38. #37
    Debut
    Jan 2013
    Venue
    2021
    Runs
    44,996
    Mentioned
    2449 Post(s)
    Tagged
    16 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by PakLFC View Post
    Even 1% threat is too much. No there is no conspiracy here other then the situation in Afghanistan. Said so before this tour was announced that I'll believe it when i see it. Don't expect any other country to visit soon either if players are feeling unsafe. It is the curse of Afghanistan being our neighbour that cancelled this tour. Much better to cancel the tour then see dead bodies again although one wonders if the PCB did not see any threats then how come the NZ board did? Welcome to Pak cricket, Ramiz.
    Yup, the Taliban taking over Afghanistan has been big news here. Makes sense why the NZ government being cautious as they deployed soldiers to fight against Taliban in Afghanistan.
    Last edited by Aman; 17th September 2021 at 16:27.


    Quote Originally Posted by Convict View Post
    Don't worry bro. Your other thread allows for rain. Maybe it will save you?

  39. #38
    Debut
    Feb 2014
    Runs
    13,789
    Mentioned
    125 Post(s)
    Tagged
    3 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Aman View Post
    Yup, the Taliban taking over Afghanistan has been big news here. Makes sense why the NZ government being cautious as they deployed soldiers to fight against Taliban in Afghanistan.
    So they didn't cancel the tour earlies. Why waste time?

  40. #39
    Debut
    Jul 2017
    Venue
    Washington Dc
    Runs
    450
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    If there is no conspiracy behind it then why did they cancel the series so abruptly the day before it begun? If they really cancelled because of the Afghan situation, they would have already cancelled it a month back.

  41. #40
    Debut
    Feb 2019
    Runs
    11,615
    Mentioned
    81 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by PakLFC View Post
    Even 1% threat is too much. No there is no conspiracy here other then the situation in Afghanistan. Said so before this tour was announced that I'll believe it when i see it. Don't expect any other country to visit soon either if players are feeling unsafe. It is the curse of Afghanistan being our neighbour that cancelled this tour. Much better to cancel the tour then see dead bodies again although one wonders if the PCB did not see any threats then how come the NZ board did? Welcome to Pak cricket, Ramiz.
    Thier is threat where ever you go does that mean we cancel everything.India already reported this time ago.players were safe hence why they travelled to Pakistan

  42. #41
    Debut
    Sep 2016
    Venue
    Jurassic Park.
    Runs
    12,717
    Mentioned
    123 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by shamaan View Post
    Thier is threat where ever you go does that mean we cancel everything.India already reported this time ago.players were safe hence why they travelled to Pakistan
    This issue has nothing to do with India. The NZ players were obviously not satisfied when travelling to Rawalpindi. Lets not look for conspiracy theories like we always do like RAW phoning Kane Williamson to pull NZ out if he wants to play in the IPL. Clearly, the safety measures were inadequate.


    PP's own self proclaimed sharpshooter and defender of Islam and Pakistan.

  43. #42
    Debut
    Jul 2018
    Runs
    57
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    So it was security alert.

  44. #43
    Debut
    Jun 2018
    Runs
    2,922
    Mentioned
    15 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    There’s no way the England cricket team will be touring Pakistan after this. The ECB would’ve wanted to see how the NZ series went before making their decision.

    West Indies tour rained off, NZ and England series cancelled, losing to England C, what a frustrating year for Pakistan.

  45. #44
    Debut
    May 2015
    Venue
    The Capital Wasteland
    Runs
    22,522
    Mentioned
    590 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    Obviously it is idiotic to blame the New Zealand team or board. There are 2 possible scenarios.

    1) There was a major security lapse or threat that could not be contained. This would be completely unforgivable given the context. Both the PCB and Government should be held accountable in this case.

    2) The New Zealand Government panicked over a false scare or had bad intel in which case they should be held accountable for the damage this will cause Pakistan Cricket.


    Hard to get a handle on this double edged sword

  46. #45
    Debut
    Mar 2016
    Venue
    Attock
    Runs
    4,852
    Mentioned
    781 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Seems fishy. Calling off at the last minute doesn't make much sense. What has changed this morning ? What is it that super duper Kiwi intel agencies have found out this morning that our authorities could not ?

    I think its more than just 'security concerns'.

  47. #46
    Debut
    Jan 2013
    Venue
    2021
    Runs
    44,996
    Mentioned
    2449 Post(s)
    Tagged
    16 Thread(s)
    Apparently security officials at the ground said they shouldn't travel... what is going on?.. This is getting scary and there was an immediate threat to the team at the ground.


    Quote Originally Posted by Convict View Post
    Don't worry bro. Your other thread allows for rain. Maybe it will save you?

  48. #47
    Debut
    Aug 2010
    Runs
    366
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Pakistan Vs Srilanka comming up to fill the void. Most probably a Pak tour of Lanka coming uo

  49. #48
    Debut
    Nov 2019
    Runs
    2,251
    Mentioned
    75 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    NZ should share solid evidence why they ran away else they need to cover for all costs of the series.

  50. #49
    Debut
    Feb 2019
    Runs
    11,615
    Mentioned
    81 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Forward Defensive Push View Post
    NZ should share solid evidence why they ran away else they need to cover for all costs of the series.
    They should pay all the costs then they not invite New Zealand again hone or away.

  51. #50
    Debut
    Feb 2014
    Runs
    502
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    If i remember correctly this was the same country where Bangaldesh cricketers narrowly escaped a mosque attack and still that tour was continued if i remember correctly and now these cowards cry about security threats. Stupid people!
    Last edited by abdulrafay33; 17th September 2021 at 16:26.

  52. #51
    Debut
    Sep 2012
    Runs
    94,666
    Mentioned
    7519 Post(s)
    Tagged
    40 Thread(s)
    We deserve this humiliation.

    Thank you PTI government. Thank you to the most incompetent government in Pakistan history.

    There is no coming back after this humiliation. We are back to square one.

  53. #52
    Debut
    Aug 2013
    Venue
    Chennai
    Runs
    35,463
    Mentioned
    988 Post(s)
    Tagged
    13 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Mamoon View Post
    We deserve this humiliation.

    Thank you PTI government. Thank you to the most incompetent government in Pakistan history.

    There is no coming back after this humiliation. We are back to square one.
    Is PTI to blame?

    Or Pak Mil?


    Truth is treason in an empire of lies.

  54. #53
    Debut
    Jun 2017
    Runs
    1,693
    Mentioned
    59 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Mamoon View Post
    We deserve this humiliation.

    Thank you PTI government. Thank you to the most incompetent government in Pakistan history.

    There is no coming back after this humiliation. We are back to square one.
    If the reports that Imran personally called NZ PM and assured of best security at the hands of the best intelligence agency are true then the magnitude of this debacle goes up in spades.

  55. #54
    Debut
    Jul 2019
    Runs
    11
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Very wrong move by imran to personally call the nz PM. It reeks of desperation.
    Already its major headlines in bbc , al Jazeera , etc.
    With the way the Afghanistan situation has devolved , and imran khan shooting his mouth off about the western countries in Afghanistan, it seems to be payback time.
    Remember India and Pakistan played in sri Lanka when the aussies withdrew during the civil war.
    Also England continued their tour of India inspite of the Mumbai attacks .
    Their is a strong political element in sports and you cant keep on badmouthing countries and expect sports to continue ss usual.

  56. #55
    Debut
    Jan 2014
    Runs
    1,116
    Mentioned
    43 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Mamoon View Post
    We deserve this humiliation.

    Thank you PTI government. Thank you to the most incompetent government in Pakistan history.

    There is no coming back after this humiliation. We are back to square one.
    No Pakistan does not. The team was not attacked, all security measures were in place, and despite having been in PK a week nothing had happened. This is politics and enormously bad form by NZ.

  57. #56
    Debut
    Mar 2004
    Venue
    Peterborough
    Runs
    5,961
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Mamoon View Post
    We deserve this humiliation.

    Thank you PTI government. Thank you to the most incompetent government in Pakistan history.

    There is no coming back after this humiliation. We are back to square one.
    Huh, that's a childish comment. Only India mix politics with sports. Its fine India got humiliated in Afghanistan and I will take that.


    Rudi is a useless umpire get rid off him plzzzzz.

  58. #57
    Debut
    Jun 2017
    Runs
    4,078
    Mentioned
    33 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    We demand a proper answer from NZ, this is disgraceful to say the least

  59. #58
    Debut
    Sep 2012
    Runs
    94,666
    Mentioned
    7519 Post(s)
    Tagged
    40 Thread(s)
    NZ officially drops the “good guy” act.

    There goes our soft spot for New Zealand cricket. They are now one of the antagonists.

  60. #59
    Debut
    May 2015
    Venue
    The Capital Wasteland
    Runs
    22,522
    Mentioned
    590 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Mamoon View Post
    NZ officially drops the “good guy” act.

    There goes our soft spot for New Zealand cricket. They are now one of the antagonists.
    Why would any sensible person blame the New Zealand Cricket team in this case?


    Hard to get a handle on this double edged sword

  61. #60
    Debut
    Sep 2018
    Runs
    1,208
    Mentioned
    25 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Mamoon View Post
    We deserve this humiliation.

    Thank you PTI government. Thank you to the most incompetent government in Pakistan history.

    There is no coming back after this humiliation. We are back to square one.
    Strange ! Why dont u question NZ govt ? What kind of security threat they received just an hour before match ?

    Bangladesh team almost got attacked in mosque few years back in NZ. Did u blame NZ govt back then ?

  62. #61
    Debut
    Jul 2015
    Venue
    Karachi
    Runs
    6,340
    Mentioned
    527 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    This feels very odd. 30 mins away from the start of the game and now there are security threats? The team has been here for an entire week and training. But suddenly massive change of plans?

  63. #62
    Debut
    Jun 2018
    Runs
    2,922
    Mentioned
    15 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Not sure why our fans are blaming the NZ cricket board, blame the government of NZ.

    Also, if there was a security threat to the NZ cricket team, then why should we risk being banned for another 10 years of hosting international cricket and potentially losing foreign players in the PSL just for this series against NZ C which doesn’t even have an affect on the WC qualifiers?

  64. #63
    Debut
    Jan 2006
    Venue
    England
    Runs
    39,787
    Mentioned
    357 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Oh my word. At this stage of proceedings as well.

    How deeply frustrating and disappointing.

    This sucks.

  65. #64
    Debut
    Jan 2006
    Runs
    33,986
    Mentioned
    386 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    So basically PCB can abandon a tour an hour before it’s start if the ISI tell them that there is a security threat?

  66. #65
    Debut
    Mar 2016
    Venue
    UK
    Runs
    553
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Runner Up View Post
    Well BCCI had recently threatened Cricket Boards not to send even retired players to Pakistan. Just saying.
    That could very well be the case.

  67. #66
    Debut
    Nov 2009
    Venue
    The Dark Side
    Runs
    9,194
    Mentioned
    60 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    A sad day.

    This needs to be deeply investigated. Hardwork, planning where a decade was invested has now gone down the drain.

  68. #67
    Debut
    Jan 2013
    Venue
    2021
    Runs
    44,996
    Mentioned
    2449 Post(s)
    Tagged
    16 Thread(s)
    There's a video I've seen of ground staff checking for bombs at the ground......
    Last edited by OMB; 17th September 2021 at 16:48.


    Quote Originally Posted by Convict View Post
    Don't worry bro. Your other thread allows for rain. Maybe it will save you?

  69. #68
    Debut
    Jul 2018
    Runs
    57
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    There are pictures of security officer's checking the stadium with bomb checking device,so the threat has Tobe there

  70. #69
    Debut
    Jan 2013
    Venue
    2021
    Runs
    44,996
    Mentioned
    2449 Post(s)
    Tagged
    16 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Babar_the_Destroyer View Post
    There are pictures of security officer's checking the stadium with bomb checking device,so the threat has Tobe there
    Is that a normal procedure or was there some credible reports of a bomb?..

    In that case man oh man, how can you expect NZ to continue after such a threat..


    Quote Originally Posted by Convict View Post
    Don't worry bro. Your other thread allows for rain. Maybe it will save you?

  71. #70
    Debut
    Feb 2014
    Runs
    13,789
    Mentioned
    125 Post(s)
    Tagged
    3 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Aman View Post
    Is that a normal procedure or was there some credible reports of a bomb?..

    In that case man oh man, how can you expect NZ to continue after such a threat..
    Source please???

  72. #71
    Debut
    Jan 2013
    Venue
    2021
    Runs
    44,996
    Mentioned
    2449 Post(s)
    Tagged
    16 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Shafi View Post
    Source please???
    My post had a youtube video, it's been removed.


    Quote Originally Posted by Convict View Post
    Don't worry bro. Your other thread allows for rain. Maybe it will save you?

  73. #72
    Debut
    Dec 2014
    Venue
    UK
    Runs
    7,300
    Mentioned
    115 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Aman View Post
    Is that a normal procedure or was there some credible reports of a bomb?..

    In that case man oh man, how can you expect NZ to continue after such a threat..
    What is wrong with you guys, If I am being told there is a security threat in my house, I'm gonna start checking

    Doesn't meant it's actually real does it


    If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you always got #improve

  74. #73
    Debut
    Jun 2018
    Runs
    3,885
    Mentioned
    30 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Abdullah View Post
    What is wrong with you guys, If I am being told there is a security threat in my house, I'm gonna start checking

    Doesn't meant it's actually real does it
    Cowards. They lock themselves down on a single covid case

  75. #74
    Debut
    Jun 2009
    Runs
    990
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Aman View Post
    Is that a normal procedure or was there some credible reports of a bomb?..

    In that case man oh man, how can you expect NZ to continue after such a threat..
    Mate they check my car for a bomb when I go to the mall. Shall I leave the country

  76. #75
    Debut
    Sep 2016
    Runs
    922
    Mentioned
    14 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by zarak View Post
    Mate they check my car for a bomb when I go to the mall. Shall I leave the country
    I'm not trying to be smart here, just honest. If my car had to be checked for bombs when I went shopping, I might very well consider living elsewhere. Many do for those reasons, I know some of them.

  77. #76
    Debut
    Jun 2009
    Runs
    990
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Snatch View Post
    I'm not trying to be smart here, just honest. If my car had to be checked for bombs when I went shopping, I might very well consider living elsewhere. Many do for those reasons, I know some of them.
    Really. It is just a small stick with a mirror put underneath your car. They also briefly look in your trunk. It is a pretty standard procedure. I think this is the problem. It seems pretty dramatic to you but quite normal here. Things are safe.

    The tour being cancelled is a classic case of people in distant locations dramatizing the developing world.

  78. #77
    Debut
    Jan 2013
    Venue
    2021
    Runs
    44,996
    Mentioned
    2449 Post(s)
    Tagged
    16 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by zarak View Post
    Mate they check my car for a bomb when I go to the mall. Shall I leave the country
    That's not normal for NZ..


    Quote Originally Posted by Convict View Post
    Don't worry bro. Your other thread allows for rain. Maybe it will save you?

  79. #78
    Debut
    Oct 2016
    Runs
    23,887
    Mentioned
    563 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Imagine a country hosting multiple armies including US and many others who are evacuating the Afg region and somehow NZ team isnt safe.

  80. #79
    Debut
    Sep 2018
    Runs
    1,208
    Mentioned
    25 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    They could have declined touring Pakistan in the beginning itself.

    This has taken Pakistan cricket back by further 10 years.

    NZ Govt/Board has to be answerable for such huge loss to PCB.

    If there were some lapses in providing best security to players, highlight that and held PCB accountable.

    But citing security concerns without sharing proper facts is not acceptable.

    Cricketing world should demand justification.

  81. #80
    Debut
    Sep 2012
    Runs
    94,666
    Mentioned
    7519 Post(s)
    Tagged
    40 Thread(s)
    Iftikhar Ahmed: “I am the most famous finisher in Pakistan”.

    No Iftikhar, it is the New Zealand cricket team. They finished off the whole tour without playing a single ball.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •