Pakistan captain and wicket-keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed expressed disappointment over the Cricket World Cup in 2019 to ban Pakistan. He said that after the Pulwama terrorist attack, cricket is being targeted, which is disappointing. He said that the high-profile match between India and Pakistan in the World Cup is being boycotted in many parts of the neighboring country (India), it should not be so. Rather, the match between India and Pakistan in the World Cup should be in accordance with the pre-scheduled.
The Pakistani captain appealed to keep sports away from politics and said that cricket matches should be played in the two countries. He targeted India without taking name and said that cricket is being targeted for political gain. While talking to a Pakistani website, Sarfaraz said, "The match between India and Pakistan should be played according to the schedule, because there are millions of people watching this game. I do not think cricket should be targeted for political gain. "
He said that targeting to cricket after the Pulwama attack is disappointing. I do not remember that Pakistan has ever mixed politics with the game. Sarfaraz said." Let us tell you that after the Pulwama attack, there is a demand to break all kinds of relations from Pakistan. Many other players, including Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh, demanded to boycott cricket with Pakistan.