Two-time IPL champion KKR bowling coach and mentor Wasim Akram would miss the 10th Indian Premier League which to be held on 2017. Due to ongoing disturbances in the border and inside the both countries. Former Pakistan skipper and all-rounder mention time constraints for which he will not be a part of KKR in the upcoming season.
According to the sources, in an interview, Washim says“I have loved the camaraderie in KKR team and have enjoyed every opportunity to mentor the highly talented team over the years. I am surely going to miss being part of the dressing room, but I wish the team continued success.”
Venky Mysore, MD & CEO of KKR in an interview shared that, “We will miss Wasim Akram Bhai who has been part of the KKR family over the last few years and has played a significant role in our title triumphs in 2012 and 2014. We wish him the very best in all his endeavors.”
KKR captain Gautam Gambhir had earlier said for a complete freeze on any ties with Pakistan till the tension in border and as well in sharp front ends, and he also stated that “Indian lives are more important than sports.”
Due to this ongoing disturbance between Indo and Pak KKR might have to face some problem. All KKR fans might think about the future performance of Kolkata Knight Riders as a legendary coach is no more for the time being with the team. Here raise a big question, is this decision will hamper the ruling performance of KKR.
Not only in sports, but this tension also affects the Indian Film Industry ”Bollywood.” There are many talented singer and actors from Pakistan those who remains attached for a long time with Bollywood as Singer Atif Aslam, Actress Mahira Khan, and Actor Fawad Khan but now they had to return to Pakistan.