Saturday night attack in London brought immediate setback in the minds of the spectators ready to witness the electrifying clash between India and Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy later today. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ সন্ত্রাসী হামলায় ভারত-পাকিস্তান ম্যাচে ভাঁটা]
25000 tickers have already been sold for the match but many of them dwindling over the thoughts of presenting themselves physically in the stadium where security has all of a sudden became an alarming issue.
Editor of Britain’s largest selling Asian newspaper Asianlite, said, “Although London is a very resilient city, and I don’t think the mood is quite right now across the country for a sub-continent cricket tie.”
Both Indian and Pakistan fans are nervous to go in the field to provide support for the teams. Asianlite editor further said, “It’s a bit obscene, right now, to be shouting and yelling and turning Edgbaston into a battle field against this morning’s gruesome incident.”
“I don’t think cricket is on anyone’s mind as we all wake up to these screaming headlines. At the cricket ground itself and on special platforms there are first indications of people ready to give away their tickets” – he said.