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“No benefit of PSL final in Lahore”: Imran sticks to his stance


LAHORE, FEB 28, (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, who is former cricket legend, went on with his strong opposition to Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Lahore, saying that holding of the mega event in Lahore “carries huge risks with no benefit”.

“No one wants int cricket to return to Pak more than me. But staging the PSL final in Lahore carries huge risks with no benefit at all,” he wrote on Twitter.

“A match played under a tight security ring around the stadium will exaggerate Pak’s security issue… And God forbid if any mishap happens we can say goodbye to int cricket in Pak for the next decade,” Khan said in a series of tweets.

Yesterday, Imran Khan voiced his strong opposition to holding the PSL final in Lahore, calling it “madness.”

“The idea of having the PSL final in Lahore is madness to me,” Imran told.

Imran Khan wondered what sort of message would be conveyed to the world by having closed roads around the Gaddafi stadium and heavy security. “What message of peace will we send out in such conditions?”=DNA


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