Pakistan to go on with the match against NZ in Abu Dhabi

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided against postponing the match with New Zealand in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday following tragic incident of attack on a school in Peshawar.

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Reports surfaced that Pakistan may postpone the match in the aftermath of the unfortunate incident, which left 141 dead, out of which 132 were children.

Experienced batsman Younis Khan was quoted as saying that playing under such circumstances would be difficult for players.

However, sources in the board said that the match would be played as scheduled but players would show solidarity with the victims of the attack by observing moment of silence and wearing black armbands.

“The match will be played as scheduled. But our players will pay tribute to the victims of the attack during the match,” a PCB official told

Pakistan is leading the five-match ODI series 2-1.

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