ICC Suspends Zimbabwe Cricket: Ravichandran Ashwin Sympathises with Crestfallen Zimbabweans
Team India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is concerned after the cricket governing body International Cricket Council (ICC), had suspended Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) on Friday (July 18). The decision came following the annual meeting of the board as the release revealed that interference of political entity had forced ICC to Zimbabweans membership with immediate effect.
Concurrently, the star bowler Ashwin in representing Nottinghamshire in the English County season.
Ashwin had expressed thorough disappointment after going through Zimbabwe all-rounder Sikandar Raza’s latest tweet following the decision from ICC.
Ashwin sympathises with players of Zimbabwe Cricket:
The Tamil Nadu-based star bowler had further sympathised with Zimbabwean cricketers whose have been associated directly or indirectly with the team.
The ICC’s Annual conference had also focused on other major issues, but as soon as the news of the cancellation of Zimbabwe’s cricketer’s membership broke out, it further took world cricket by storm.
Ashwin, who is heartbroken, has further prayed that Zimbabwe cricket should return to the fold at the earliest. He had also cited the tweet of Raza, who was distraught after the announcement from the board.
“Extremely heart breaking news for all Zim cricketers and their fans, reading the tweets of @SRazaB24 just shows the agony of cricketers and how their life’s have been taken away from them. I pray that the lovely cricket nation returns to its glory asap! #ZimbabweCricket,” Ashwin tweeted.
Extremely heart breaking news for all Zim cricketers and their fans, reading the tweets of @SRazaB24 just shows the agony of cricketers and how their life’s have been taken away from them. I pray that the lovely cricket nation returns to its glory asap! #ZimbabweCricket
— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) July 19, 2019
Raza emotional after ICC suspends Zimbabwe Cricket:
In an emotional Tweet, Raza stated that that one decision had left dozens unemployed. He further added this is not the way he wanted to bid farewell to the game. Raza had loved cricket from the core of his heart.
How one decision has made a team , strangers
How one decision has made so many people unemployed
How one decision effect so many families
How one decision has ended so many careers
Certainly not how I wanted to say goodbye to international cricket. @ICC pic.twitter.com/lEW02Qakwx
— Sikandar Raza (@SRazaB24) July 18, 2019
Soon after the decision from ICC, Zimbabwe all-rounder Solomon Mire hang his boots to say goodbye to the international cricket.
Also, on Twitter, many have thrown support behind Zimbabwe Cricket which had played an imperative role in the ICC events.
However, the government interference and misuse of funds had further put careers of hundreds into jeopardy.
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