Tendulkar supports government’’s decision to call off Pakistan tourDecember 25th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mussoorie (Uttarakhand), Dec 25 (ANI): Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar today said that he respects the Government’’s decision to call off Pakistan tour in the wake of the recent Mumbai terror attacks.
Tendulkar, who is on a vacation with his family in Mussoorie, said that he respected the government’’s decision as the attacks were larger in scale than any cricket tour or any other sport.
“The Mumbai attacks were unfortunate in which many people lost their lives. Whatever happened is bigger than any cricket tour or any other sports event for that matter. The loss will be difficult to repair soon because only those who have suffered can feel the loss of a family member,” he added.
India on Friday called off cricket team’’s tour to Pakistan scheduled to be held in January-February 2009. India was scheduled to play three Tests, five one-dayers and a Twenty20 match during their tour of Pakistan from January 4 to February 28.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had all along maintained that it was for the government to decide on the fate of the tour. (ANI)
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