Itna Kashmir kiya ke Karachi bhool gaye: Gambhir mocks Pakistan’s security cover to Sri Lanka team (Video)

The board received the all-clear from the defence ministry last week to go ahead with the tour after establishing that there was no threat.

Written by October 1, 2019 10:50

Pakistan is hosting Sri Lanka for an ODI series for the first time since 2009. The island nation’s tour fell in doubt after its cricket board said it had received warning that its national team could be the target of a terrorist attack during the upcoming tour of Pakistan.

The board received the all-clear from the defence ministry last week to go ahead with the tour after establishing that there was no threat.

Sharing the video, Gautam Gambhir has said, “Itna Kashmir kiya ke Karachi bhool gaye.” Two Karachi men are there in the video who seem to be mocking the level of security that has been deployed for the Sri Lanka series. Over 20 vehicles were deployed for the Sri Lankan team as they were heading to the National Stadium in Karachi for the second ODI on Monday.

The Sri Lankan team is in the southern port city of Karachi for three one-day internationals. Those will be followed by three Twenty20s in Lahore the city where the Sri Lanka team bus was attacked by terrorists in 2009. Major teams have avoided Pakistan since that ambush, which killed eight people and injured several players.