For India and Pakistan, Cricket Is Never Just a Game
The event will be watched by hundreds of millions around the world, on televisions in remote villages, jumbo screens in crowded cities, phones in migrant labor tenements and flickering monitors in the living rooms of a diaspora spread across the world’s time zones.New York Times
Even here in california, Indians are ready to watch the game on their TVs or iPads or iPhones.
“We need to maintain a cricketing bond,” Ramiz Raja, who leads the Pakistan Cricket Board, said after meeting his Indian counterpart. “Our stance is, ‘The further politics remains from cricket, the better.’”New York Times
I belong to the camp that thinks, no cricket until all political issues are resolved. The day Indians don’t care about India-Pakistan match, is the day we will be able to solve political issues with Pakistan.
But that ain’t happening soon.