Lahore, Mar 12 : Former Pakistan cricket captain Ramiz Raja has said that Pakistan cricket will suffer due to the cancellation of the Australian cricket team's tour.
"It will impact Pakistan cricket in a terrible way. Pakistan cricket's television rights are up for sale next month, and I fear, they will be devalued with the current scenario. Young Pakistani players will also get demotivated by this situation when no team is willing to play here," the Daily Times quoted Ramiz, as saying.
"We cannot blame the Australians for the cancellation of the tour given Pakistan's current security image all over the world," he added.
"The practical situation is getting worse and with major cities being targeted, it is worrying for people who live outside Pakistan," he added.
Story first published: Wednesday, March 12, 2008, 16:16 [IST]
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