After Sourav Ganguly clarified that his comments ‘I want World Cup’ has nothing to do with Sachin Tendulkar’s statement, the latter said that the former doesn’t need to justify his stance. On the matter of playing Pakistan in World Cup 2019 in the wake of Pulwama attack, Ganguly had said that India should not play Pakistan. On the other hand, Sachin said that it will be hateful to give away two points to Pakistan.
When Ganguly was asked for his opinion on what Sachin believes on the matter, the former India skipper had said, “He wants two points, I want World Cup”. Later justifying his statement, Ganguly clarified that his statement was not against Sachin Tendulkar’s words as people are taking it.
“A lot of people in the media is trying to put my statement against Sachin’s when I said ‘I want the World Cup’ My response has got nothing to do with his statement, nor is my statement against his .. he is, has been and will be one of my best friends for last 25 years @sachin_rt,” Ganguly wrote on Twitter.
In reply, Sachin said that Ganguly do not need to clarify himself as all us want best for our nation. “Never felt the need for you to justify. Strongly believe that all of us want what’s best for our nation”.
There has been a demand of snubbing the India vs Pakistan clash at World Cup 2019 in the wake of Pulwama terror attack which killed 40 Indian CRPF soldiers. While some cricketers are backing to boycott match against Pakistan, some others believe that it will not be clever desicion. India and Pakistan are scheduled to play against each other during World Cup 2019 on June 16 at Manchester.