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Indians Trolled Pakistanis After Monty Pulled Out From POKPL

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Pakistan Occupied Kashmir Premier League has suffered another blow as England’s veteran spinner Monty Panesar has pulled out his name from the upcoming tournament. Pakistan Occupied Kashmir Premier League is scheduled to kickstart from August 6th with namely six teams including the likes of Rawalakot Hawks, Kotli Lions, Mirpur Royals, Muzaffarabad Tigers, Overseas Warriors, and Bagh Stallions competing with each other for the title in Muzaffarabad.

Monty Panesar decided to pull out his name from the tournament from the Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir Premier League 2021 after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ‘advised’ him about the consequences of participating in the controversial tournament.

Well, BCCI isn’t happy with the Pakistan cricket board conducting a league in the Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir and has warned all the overseas players against participating in the tournament.

Talking about his stance, in an interview with Republic World, Monty revealed that there were chances of him not getting an Indian visa in the future, which can hamper his career to a greater extent. Also, the spinner didn’t want to get involved in the political tension between both countries. He said:

The reason I decided to not participate in this league was that I was clearly advised by the ECB and BCCI that if I do play, the consequences could be that I may be denied a visa in the future and maybe denied any cricket opportunity in India. I have just started my media-sports career and India is one of the places I want to work. The negative outweighs the pros. I would have lost a huge opportunity in India,”

Monty also took to his Twitter to announce his decision. He wrote: “I have decided not to participate in the KPL because of the political tensions between India and Pakistan over kashmir issues. I don’t want to be in the middle of this , it would make me feel uncomfortable.”

Here, check out the Tweet:

Following Monty’s decision of not participating in the POKPL, Indian fans started trolling Pakistan left, right, and center.

Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this:

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