Cricket cannot be played under the constant threat of terrorism !

  • Sports Minister Anurag Thakur’s stern response to Pakistan!
  • India’s stance on why they will not be participating in the 2023 Cricket Asia cup to be held in Pakistan
Sports Minister Anurag Thakur

New Delhi  –  The Union Home Ministry will take a decision on whether the Indian cricket team will travel to Pakistan or not for the Asia Cup. India has always played with Pakistan in International Cricket Council competitions, But our policy of bilateral competition remains the same as before. Cricket cannot be played under the threat of terrorism. The safety of our Indian cricket players is more important, stated Anurag Thakur, the Sports Minister of India at a press conference.

Jay Shah the Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) in India said that India will not go to Pakistan for the 2023 Asia Cup cricket tournament. This move was criticised by the Pakistan Cricket Board. But Anurag Thakur made his position clear on the matter.