PMLN leader, Maryam Nawaz, is receiving flak on social media for disparaging PM Imran Khan as New Zealand abruptly called off the cricket series with Pakistan due to security threats.
Maryam Nawaz in a tweet had mocked the statement of PM Imran Khan who had once said to make the Pakistani green passport respectable and valuable in the world. Netizens slammed Maryam Nawaz for indirectly voicing her vengeance against PM Imran Khan not thinking about the damage it has caused to Pakistan.
Not the right place or time for your dirty politics. Utterly disgusting, but what better to expect from you! https://t.co/fhjzmD61j4
— Sana Tauseef (@SanaaTauseef) September 17, 2021
She is a shame for Pakistan https://t.co/15DX10NfuK
— WAZIR🇵🇰 (@156kph) September 17, 2021
Instead of voicing solidarity with the upset fans, she is playing personal counterstrokes against the premier. PTI leader Hammad Azhar and other netizens slammed her for passing unpleasant remarks when the entire nation is hurt. Some advised her to keep her agendas aside as nation and cricket fans are utterly disturbed.
ہم سے بےشک نفرت کرو لیکن میری دھرتی کی کچھ تو نمک حلالی کرو جس کی دولت سے باہر جائدادیں بنائیں۔ https://t.co/hZtKVwv1fC
— Hammad Azhar (@Hammad_Azhar) September 17, 2021
A while ago, skipper Babar Azam strongly reacted to the cancellation of the Pakistan tour by the New Zealand cricket team just ahead of the first match of the series on Friday.
if only Allah had given her some common sense https://t.co/DrHLp0zQZw
— No one likes you that's why I (@vigo_approachin) September 17, 2021
But the NZ team didn't travel on Pakistani passports.
The tweet below is in bad taste and reflects immaturity. You don't target your country for politics.
Btw, the quote marks are placed wrong. https://t.co/yumBa7Cqc5
— Abu Jim Ghafir (@blokkedblok) September 17, 2021
Cricket cancellation sparks major upset
The abrupt cancellation has taken entire Pakistan with shock including skipper Babar Azam. Fans had been waiting for the crisp and strong response from the cricketer. Babar Azam voiced his disappointment and showed full confidence in the capabilities of Pakistan’s security agencies.
“Extremely disappointed on the abrupt postponement of the series, which could have brought the smiles back for millions of Pakistan Cricket Fans. I’ve full trust in the capabilities and credibility of our security agencies. They are our pride and always will be! Pakistan Zindabad!,” said Babar Azam in a tweet.
Massive reactions have been poured in on Twitter as Pakistani citizens from all over the world are strongly reacting and demanding an explanation from the New Zealand cricket board for abandoning the tour at the eleventh hour despite being given the highest security.