Shashi Tharoor: Forfeiting the Match Against Pakistan is worse than SurrenderCricket

February 22, 2019 15:14
Shashi Tharoor: Forfeiting the Match Against Pakistan is worse than Surrender

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Congress leader Shashi Tharoor says forfeiting the match against Pakistan at world cup is worse than surrender. He went on to say that it is defeat without a fight.

As the discussions on India should boycott the match against pakistan is rising after the Pulwama terror attack, Congress leader Shashi tharoor wants India to Play against Pakistan.

Shashi Tharoor, congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram wrote on twitter that, “At the height of the 1999 Kargil War, India played Pakistan in the cricket World Cup, & won. To forfeit the match this year would not just cost two points: it would be worse than surrender, since it would be defeat without a fight.”

India scheduled to play Pakistan in Manchester on June 16. And going by the history India has never lost to Pakistan in an One Day International World Cup.

Many Indian Cricketers like Harbhajan Singh, Sourav Gangul, Mohammed Azharuddun and Chetan Chauhan has called for boycott the world cup match against Pakistan.

However, Sunil Gavaskar feels India should play and defeat Pakistan. He said India will loose the Points by not playing the match. But he also said he would completely back the decision which government would take.

-Sai Kumar

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