VVS Laxman Supports The Government Decision To Not Play Cricket With Pakistan
Vangipurapu Venkata Sai Laxman, popularly known as V.V.S. Laxman, is a former Indian cricketer and now a commentator and pundit. He is also considered to be one of the greatest batsman of all times in India.
Recently, the former cricketer backed Indian government's decision on India-Pakistan cricket game which is slated for June 4. He stated that a series isn't achievable till cross-border terrorism stops. Indian current Minister of sports and youth affairs Vijay Goel reiterated the position declared by the government earlier this week and V.V.S Laxman expressed his affirmation of the government's decision.
Laxman said "I think I always enjoyed playing against Pakistan, but it is important to respect whatever decision the government makes because it is beyond sport at the moment." India have not played any two-sided cricket series with arch-rivals Pakistan since 2007.
Although in the winter of 2012-2013, Pakistan made a short cordial tour to India that included three One Day International (ODI) cricket game, a game played between two teams with international status, where each team faces a fixed number of overs which is usually 50 overs and two Twenty (20) Internationals match, a cricket game played between two of the top members of the International Cricket Council (ICC), where each team faces 20 overs.