The British High Commissioner has stated that the British government has not recommended that the England and Wales Cricket Committee cancel its men’s and women’s teams in Pakistan for safety reasons, and promised to “double” its efforts to make the T20 series of events held in 2022.
British High Commissioner to Pakistan Christian Turner said that the European Central Bank decided to cancel the T20 Tour next month on its own, and he was as “deeply saddened” by Pakistani fans.
“This is a decision made by the European Central Bank, which is independent of the British government, based on concerns about the welfare of players,” Turner said in a video. Twitter.
“The British High Commission supported this trip and did not oppose it on the grounds of safety. Our travel advice to Pakistan remains unchanged.”
The European Central Bank withdrew its men’s and women’s teams from its Pakistan tour on Monday, citing increased concerns about travel to the region. It also listed player fatigue before the T20 World Cup in the UAE as one of the reasons for this decision.
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Turner said he intends to ensure that England visit Pakistan in the second half of 2022.
“I have always been the champion of international cricket returning to Pakistan, and I will redouble my efforts before the England 2022 Autumn Tour.
“I thank everyone at PCB (Pakistan Cricket Committee) for their tremendous efforts. I hope we can hear the roar of the cricket stadium again soon. In the end, cricket will win.”
This tour is the first time for the English women’s team and the first time for the men’s team since 2005. However, after New Zealand withdrew from a limited series in Pakistan on Friday due to security threats, people responded to this. Expressed doubts.
The England men’s match was originally scheduled to take place in Rawalpindi on October 13th and 14th, and was originally scheduled to warm up for the UAE T20 World Cup. Same date as the man.