In an interview to Sportstar, the skipper stated: “I do not know a lot concerning the particulars. All the things occurred immediately.”
“I do not know the small print [of pullout]. It was a sudden name, however clearly, an actual disgrace,” he stated, including that cricket in Pakistan is a tremendous factor and supported by the lots.
The star cricketer who’s at present in Dubai for a cricket league, assured followers that he’ll attempt to discover extra particulars of the state of affairs.
Williamson stated: “Cricket could be very widespread in Pakistan and there’s a lot ardour there and I believe the fellows will likely be gutted to not have began and performed the entire collection.”
Shedding gentle on the much-awaited collection, the 31-year-old right-handed batsman stated: “I used to be very completely satisfied that the collection is being performed in Pakistan. I do know our group was wanting ahead to the collection.”
He, nonetheless, added that the choice to tug out was not gamers’ alone and rested with the federal government.
“You wish to be enjoying the sport in all international locations. It’s a world sport and there’s a lot ardour for it all over the world, significantly in Pakistan,” Williamson was quoted as saying by the Sportstar.
The cricketer maintained that gamers’ security is paramount and when “you hear messages going by means of from the federal government, it’s definitely above the gamers’ heads.”
“The gamers had been able to go to the bottom, nonetheless, issues modified swiftly,” Williamson reiterated.
“It won’t have lasting results. Quickly there will likely be cricket in Pakistan,” the Kiwi skipper stated.
On Friday, moments earlier than the ODI collection opener on the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, the New Zealand Cricket (NZC) board backed out of the much-awaited tour, citing a safety alert from their authorities. The Pakistani authorities assured the group of full safety, however they insisted on calling off the collection.