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Posted by on Jan 22, 2010 in Worldwide

Pak was ‘Humiliated’ by Indian Exclusion

[Via BBC]

Pakistan was ‘humiliated’ by exclusion in IPL:

A Pakistani parliamentary delegation has cancelled a visit to India amid a growing diplomatic row over the next Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament.

At an auction earlier this week no Pakistani players were chosen to play in the Twenty20 competition in March amid fears they may not get visas.

Ministers and cricketers alike say the outcome was an insult and there were calls to boycott sport ties with India.

Pakistan are the current T20 world cricketing champions.

One Pakistani opposition leader said he was withdrawing from the MPs’ trip as Pakistani stars had been “humiliated”.

[Full story at BBC]

1 Comment

  1. Interestingly Lalit Modi denies the cause being polictical.. i wish we had the spine to say Yes we excluded you !