Indian hockey team refuses to tour Pakistan Tri-Nation Series 2012.Indian hockey board stop their team send to Pakistan for tri nation series 2012.After Malaysia, Indian hockey team has refused to tour Pakistan on security grounds.
Pakistan has postponed next week’s three-team field hockey tournament after the Indian Hockey Federation refused to participate due to security concerns.Addressing a press conference, Secretary Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Asif Bajwa said after Malaysia, Indian hockey team has also refused to participate in Tri-Nation Hockey Series. He said due to this the series is being postponed.
The Tri-Nation Hockey Series was to be played in Lahore from April 09 to 13, 2012.
Pakistan Hockey Federation secretary Asif Bajwa says the decision by the IHF is not only ”painful” for the people of Pakistan but for the lovers of sport around the world.
Bajwa says he was assured by the Pakistan government that foolproof security will be provided to the teams in Lahore during the April 9-13 tournament in which Malaysia was also participating.
Major international teams have stayed away from Pakistan since gunmen attacked the Sri Lanka cricket team bus at Lahore in March 2009.