Pak­istan should not play Dharam­sala T20: Imran Khan

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

For­mer cricket great and Chair­man Pak­istan Tehreek-eIn­saf (PTI) Imran Khan has op­posed the par­tic­i­pa­tion of the Pak­istan cricket team in the up­com­ing ICC World T20 due to what he said were 'hate­ful' state­ments by the Hi­machal Pradesh chief min­is­ter.

Pak­istan are sched­uled to play arch-ri­vals In­dia at the Hi­machal Pradesh Cricket As­so­ci­a­tion ground in Dharam­sala in their se­cond World T20 fix­ture on March 19.

The govern­ment of the north­ern state of Hi­machal Pradesh re­fused to pro­vide se­cu­rity for the up­com­ing World T20 tie, cit­ing a Jan­uary at­tack on an In­dian army base.

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