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New Zealand cancelled cricket series due to security reasons with Pakistan
New Zealand has cancelled the cricket series which was supposed to start today between New Zealand and Pakistan in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
The New Zealand cricket team had reached Pakistan for the tour 6 days ago. The first match of this series was to supposed to start today at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium at 2.30 pm. According to the schedule, the Pakistan team reached the ground on time and tight security arrangements were made inside the stadium.
The New Zealand team did not come to play the match and it came to the know that New Zealand has withdrawn its cricket team due to security reasons.
New Zealand’s security agencies had received the news that there could be a suicide attack on Rawalpindi’s cricket ground in the first ODI because of which the decision of cancelling cricket series was taken.
There was reports that during this time the Taliban has threatened to attack New Zealand during the cricket series.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan called the Prime Minister of New Zealand and assured her that there would be no terrorist attack during this series, but New Zealand did not change its decision.
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