Black Caps safe in Dubai after cancelling Pakistan tour due to security threats

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 19 Sep 2021, 4:25PM
Pakistan paramilitary troops and police officer stand guard outside the Pindi Cricket Stadium following the cancellation of the tour. (Photo / AP)
Pakistan paramilitary troops and police officer stand guard outside the Pindi Cricket Stadium following the cancellation of the tour. (Photo / AP)

Black Caps safe in Dubai after cancelling Pakistan tour due to security threats

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 19 Sep 2021, 4:25PM

The Black Caps have arrived safely in Dubai following the cancellation of their cricket tour in Pakistan because of security threats.

New Zealand Cricket have confirmed the group of 34 players along with support staff arrived in the United Arab Emirates on a charter flight.

They are now in self isolation at their hotel for the next 24 hours.

Dr John Battersby from the centre of Defence and Security joined the Weekend Collective to help explain what's happened in the last 24 hours.

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