BCCI removes Pak cricketers’ pictures from its headquarters
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday removed pictures of Pakistani great cricketers from the BCCI headquarter in Mumbai to mark of protest against the Pulwama attack, Times of India reported.
“There was one photograph of legendary Pakistan cricketer Javed Miandad indulging in ‘frog jump’ to imitate former India wicketkeeper Kiran More during 1992 World Cup match in Australia. There were a few photographs from India’s 2004 tour of Pakistan, including former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf with Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, and a picture of Pakistan all-rounder Imran Khan, who’s currently the prime minister of the country, with the Indian team,” a source told TOI.
Photographs of Pakistani cricketers were removed from inside a cricket stadium in the northern Indian state of Punjab, which borders Pakistan, according to Indian media.