In the cricket world, KPL is an issue growing more and more day by day, Cricket between these neighboring countries is always in the limelight. After the Mumbai terrorist attack, India banned the Pakistan players to participate in IPL. After that India hosted one bilateral series against Pakistan in the year 2012, hardly two teams played very few matches after 2012. Mostly they played against each other in ICC events/Asia cups.
Already Pakistan having their league (PSL), now they scheduled KPL in this month. It triggered more friction between the two cricket boards, from Herschelle Gibbs to Shoaib Akthar are recording their supports for KPL.
One Pakistan Cricket fan page went to the next level by quoting the news ” India will not play against Pakistan if KPL happens”. Though it is fake news Cricket fans hailing Pakistan for conducting KPL that can force India to withdrew from the game against Pakistan in the upcoming T20WC.
India and Pakistan are placed in the same group and both will kick off the tournament by facing each other. To date India never lost a single match against Pakistan in the world cup. their last match was the 2019 world cup league match, where India beats Pakistan comfortably.
Here we have shared some reactions of Pakistan Cricket fans,
Apart from that Monty Panesar withdrawn from this controversial league, via Twitter account, he made that announcement by saying he doesn’t want to participate because of the political tension between India and Pakistan, and he doesn’t want to be part of it, and he won’t feel comfortable by taking part in that league.
On the other hand, BCCI urges ICC to not recognize the KPL which is starting by August 6. and confirms with ECB that no players will play in KPL.
Former cricketer Shoaib Akthar came with an idea that he wants to be a brand Ambassador for the Tournament. further, he tweeted ” It’s about building bridge and peace, Really appreciate all of you for the trend #ShoaibAkhtarPeaceAmbassador So I’ll be joining as Peace Ambassador for KPL :)”