There has been a lot of ruckus in Pakistan after BCCI secretary Jay Shah’s statement regarding the Asia Cup. Only this thing is being discussed in Pakistani media. Some are advising Pakistan to boycott the ODI World Cup to be held in India, while some are talking about organizing the Asia Cup without India. On the other hand, former wicket-keeper batsman Kamran Akmal has said that Pakistan should not play in the match against India in the T20 World Cup 2022.
Actually, Pakistan is hosting the 2023 Asia Cup. BCCI secretary Jay Shah has said that the Indian team will not go there for the Asia Cup to be held in Pakistan next year. He further said that Team India can go to play at a neutral venue but will not go to Pakistan. After this statement of the BCCI, there was a lot of fierce reaction in Pakistan. Many former Pakistani cricketers have criticized India.
Pakistan should not play against India at any level: Kamran Akmal
According to Kamran Akmal, Pakistan should boycott India at every level. He said during a conversation on Pakistan’s ARY news channel,
The Asia Cup should be hosted only in Pakistan and if it is not, then Pakistan should not play against India at any level, be it matches in ICC events, matches in Asia Cup or their match on 23 October. ‘
Earlier, the Pakistan Cricket Board had threatened that he would give up the membership of the Asian Cricket Council. The PCB also said that such rhetoric would create a rift in Asia and international cricket. The PCB has also threatened to boycott the ODI World Cup to be held in India.