India-Pakistan match has been over but its fever has not. Before the match fans were involved in the war of words and after the match the cricket boards of both countries got involved in a war. Notably, the Pakistan Cricket Board filed multiple complaints with the ICC (International Cricket Council). Reportedly, the complaints were filed to allege various visa issues concerning Pakistani journalists and fans and inappropriate behavior from the Indian supports at the Narendra Modi Stadium. The grievances pertain came after the India-Pakistan match at the ICC World Cup 2023. Since this news broke out, people have become keen again about the India-Pakistan face-off. If you are scrambling to know more about this update, stick with this page and follow it till the end.
The marquee clash of the ICC World Cup 2023 between India and Pakistan was played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad where more than 120,000 people visited to watch the iconic clash. Although Pakistan could not challenge India throughout the match India convincingly won the match to extend their record of remaining unbeaten against Pakistan. After the 14th October match, it has become 8-0 between India and Pakistan in the ICC World Cup.
Several videos on the internet are going viral on social media showing cricket fans at Narendra Modi Stadium chanting religious-centric taunts at the Pakistani cricketers while they move toward the pavilion. Meanwhile, PCB quickly filed a complaint with the International Cricket Council and voiced discontent over the delays in visa approvals for Pakistani journalists to visit India to cover the World Cup. Kindly note that only a few journalists from Pakistan were granted visas. Therefore, there was limited media coverage of the India-Pakistan match in Pakistan. Shift to the next section.
As per ESPN, the Pakistan Cricket Board stated, “The PCB is extremely disappointed to see that journalists from Pakistan and fans are still facing uncertainty about obtaining an Indian visa to cover Pakistan games in ICC World Cup 2023,” Regarding inappropriate behavior of fans at the Pakistani team on Oct 14, PCB filed another complaint with ICC, “The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has lodged another formal protest with the ICC over delays in visas for Pakistani journalists and the absence of a visa policy for Pakistan fans for the ongoing World Cup 2023. The PCB has also filed a complaint regarding inappropriate conduct targeted at the Pakistan squad during the India vs Pakistan match held on 14 October 2023.”