On the IPL league. Pakistani Minister says that they have been insulted for not having been selected. They want respect. Tell me can any one demand respect or respect should be earned?
The Pakistan minister has said this because he wants to gather support by painting india as a villain. Most politicians , all over the world , have this habit of creating a villain ,and then appearing either a victor or a martyr . Politicians in india are guilty of this as well
The IPL team owners have stayed away from 'buying' Pakistani players is because they are a very risky investment. Moin has hit the nail on its head. If Pakistani players were a good investment, the IPL team owners, using their clout, would have got them. To prove this, i will take you people back to IPL season 1. Shoaib Akhtar was banned by PCB. Fo drug abuse, for hitting his own team-mate (Bhajji is not the first). The entire cricketing fraternity had condemned him . But the ban was overturned, so that he could play in the IPL.
There is not a single Paistani cricketer whom i would love to watch. Things were a bit different as ...more
SAy if u r Shahid Afridi and I am IPL team owner SRK or whoevers who calls the shot....if I got u, then I have to pay u for the full contract. Then , in the lifespan of my contract, if Indian Govt suddenly issues a visa restriction or a visa cut, then I lose my investment.
This is sort of like why fishermen don't go to fish on stormy seas...too risky on boat and life.
Anyway, yes sir, I believe the Pak players of cricket are sportsmen, have nothing to do w/ the stuff which happens in J and K, and the GoI could at least issue a statement of guarantee that the particular 11 folks or a 15 total plus backup squad Pak cric team in total with their names- would b ...more
After all those jokers came all the way from Pakistan to India for auctioning themselves like cattles and goats. They have no right to shout at buyers. They must wait silently for the next auction.