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    Would you travel to Pakistan?

    Would be interesting to hear how many of you would travel to Pakistan if you put yourself in the shoes of an international cricketer right now.

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    Yes, yes I would.

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    For me it's a matter of what kind of international cricketer you are. I'd be concerned over security issues, but if I were a player having his first ever opportunity to play international cricket for his country, an opportunity that may never come again if I didn't take it, I think it would be extremely hard to say no.

    On the other hand, if I were a guy whose position in the side is reasonably secure I think I'd decide against it.

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    I go to India, so I'd go to Pakistan.
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    Like I said, I'd go anywhere and at any time to play for my country.
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    I'd go as an England player but I personally would not go there at the minute
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    Quote Originally Posted by _Ed_ View Post
    For me it's a matter of what kind of international cricketer you are. I'd be concerned over security issues, but if I were a player having his first ever opportunity to play international cricket for his country, an opportunity that may never come again if I didn't take it, I think it would be extremely hard to say no.

    On the other hand, if I were a guy whose position in the side is reasonably secure I think I'd decide against it.
    Quote Originally Posted by dontcloseyoureyes View Post
    Like I said, I'd go anywhere and at any time to play for my country.
    I dont think the question was asked on the presumption of going there as a player representing your country.

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    Quote Originally Posted by James View Post
    Would be interesting to hear how many of you would travel to Pakistan if you put yourself in the shoes of an international cricketer right now.
    Is that right?

    In any case. I wouldn't go if it wasn't to represent my country because I have absolutely no interest in going there. I like where I am and have no want or desire to go there. Security issues aside.

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    I'd vote to go, but if there was a consensus amongst my teammates not to I wouldn't break ranks either.
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    lol funny question to ask me, i live just miles away from the Taliban in northern pakistan.

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    I honestly don't know. It's not a decision I'm ever likely to need to take, so I've never thought it through.

    And it's certainly not a decision I could make on a whim. I don't really like travel at the best of times TBH, I'm totally happy in the British Isles (fiancee can't fathom that, she loves nothing more than going overseas) and if I don't ever have to go overseas for business purposes I doubt I will very much in my life.

    I'm also silly about the dangers of overseas - because of my lack of desire to go there. I get worred about my Dad whenever he goes to the USA, simply because of the gun culture. I have no idea what it entails - all I know is it's far worse than it is in the UK where I'm used to so therefore I fear it.

    I'd probably worry about any family members if they went to South Africa too (much as I love the cricket team) purely because I know the crime-rate is so much higher than what I'm used to.

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    No, wouldn't go if there was a serious security issue. Cricket games come and go and I wouldn't take the risk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by James View Post
    Would you travel to Pakistan?
    Why not? Nothing ever happens to cricket in Pakistan. They seem really passionate about that stuff.

    I've actually traveled there in feb and im the whitest guy on the planet.

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    I went undecided, I mean I love travelling so the option would be quite tempting, but I don't know all the facts about the sercurity issue in Pakistan, as the media can be quite biased a lot of the time.
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