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“I have always enjoyed myself in Pakistan” – David Wiese
By SMCS - Sep 18, 2021 3:16 pm
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The series between Pakistan and New Zealand has been called off owing to security reasons. While this incident left many, especially Pakistani cricketers shocked beyond words, several cricket experts and fans around the world voiced over this matter. Recently, former South African cricketer David Wiese has opened up on this as well.

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Pakistan and New Zealand captains

However, before his tweet, a fake account with a similar name has tweeted on this matter. The user tweeted: “I have visited many countries but found Pakistan most beautiful and peaceful country. No doubt Pakistani Army and Air force is the best force in the world Teacup without handle. I request New Zealand to review its decision. Stay Strong Pakistan, Best Wishes from South Africa. #PAKvNZ”

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While replying, David Wiese shared that he has always enjoyed playing there in Pakistan, mentioning that the earlier tweet came from a fake account. He tweeted: “I have always enjoyed myself in Pakistan, the people are very welcoming and the security has never been an issue!! This tweet is however from a fake account!!”

Earlier, New Zealand Cricket has said that they will not comment further on the details of the security threat nor the updated arrangements as well. The Pakistan Cricket Board, on the other hand, said that New Zealand had unilaterally decided to postpone the series as well. However, there is no news of when the series will take place again or whether it will be played or not.

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In a statement regarding the same, “Pakistan Cricket Board and Pakistan Government made foolproof security arrangements for all visiting teams. We have assured New Zealand Cricket of the same. The Pakistan Prime Minister spoke personally to the Prime Minister of New Zealand and informed her that we have one of the best intelligence systems in the world and that no security threat of any kind exists for the visiting team.”

The statement further added, “PCB is willing to continue the scheduled matches. “However, cricket lovers in Pakistan and around the world will be disappointed by this last-minute withdrawal. is in danger of being cancelled after the first match of the ODI series could not begin on time on Friday at the Pindi stadium.”