Rishi Kapoor urges to consider Pakistani players for IPL

Photo of the Bollywood veteran actor Rishi Kapoor.

Mumbai: Bollywood veteran actor Rishi Kapoor who is known for his bold point of views on Twitter has yet again requested that the Pakistani players should be considered for playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) again.

On the occasion of the opening ceremony of the 10th edition of the premier cricket tournament, the actor took to make a plea on his Twitter handle and tweeted, “IPL. You got world players. Afghanistan makes debut. My plea is please consider Pakistani players. Phir match hoga! (match will happen then!) Hum bade log hain (We are big people). Please.”

Two Afghanistan cricketers Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan will make their debut in the T20 league tournament for Sunrisers Hyderabad this year.

Rishi’s plea comes at a time when the ties between the two countries are going through a rough patch. No Pakistani player has played in the IPL after 2008.

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