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After the Pulwama terror attack, many people in India demanded the boycott of Pakistan in the World Cup. Not only that, many State Cricket Associations and BCCI of India had also removed pictures of Pakistani players from their headquarter and stadium in protest of this attack.
After this attack, former Indian cricketers like Harbhajan Singh, Mohammad Azharuddin and Sourav Ganguly had advocated not to play with Pakistan in World Cup 2019. In this list, the name of former India opener Gautam Gambhir has also been added.
Hero and Gambhir of the 2007 World Cup Final said, “India will have to take a decision on the BCCI’s decision on India-Pakistan match from Pakistan. However, India should not play matches Playing a match will not make any difference. 2 points is not more important. For me, more important than a match is important. The country comes first. “
On one hand, many cricketers, including Gautam Gambhir, have demanded to boycott Pakistan in the World Cup. At the same time, Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar had supported playing with Pakistan in the World Cup. Sachin had said that in the coming World Cup, India should play matches with Pak and it should not be given two such points.
Let us say that this year between England and India in England and Wales, the match between India and Pakistan will be played in Manchester on June 16. The advent of the India-Pakistan match at the World Cup is at its peak. This is the reason why the cricket fans around the world are eagerly waiting for this match. Let us know that India and Pakistan faced the World Cup six times, every time India has bettered.