After the brutal New Zealand mosque attacks, everyone is condemning the incident including the cricketers around the world.
Cricketers condemned New Zealand mosque attacks held on Friday (today) at Christchurch. The Bangladesh cricket team was arriving for prayers when the shooting occurred but all members were safe, team coach revealed.
Bangladesh team escaped from a mosque near Hagley Park where there were active shooters. They ran back through Hagley Park back to the Oval. pic.twitter.com/VtkqSrljjV
— Mohammad Isam (@Isam84) March 15, 2019
New Zealand Cricket condemned the incident and announced about the cancellation of test match between New Zealand and Bangladesh.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the families and friends of those affected by the shocking situation in Christchurch. A joint decision between NZC and the @BCBtigers has been made to cancel the Hagley Oval Test. Again both teams and support staff groups are safe.
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) March 15, 2019
Captain of Pakistan cricket team, Sarfaraz Ahmed tweeted that his thoughts and prayers are with the affected people and their families.
So sad to hear of the #NewZealandMosqueAttack In #Christchurch
My prayers and thoughts are with the martyrs and their families.
Humanity is at a loss, it was a place of worship …
thank god the #BangladeshCricketTeam are safe.
— Sarfaraz Ahmed (@SarfarazA_54) March 15, 2019
Shoaib Akhtar also expressed disbelieve and said he was shocked to see the visuals.
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) March 15, 2019
Spinner Saeed Ajmal expressed shock at the incident.
My heartfelt condolences go out to the families & friends of those affected by the shocking attack at Al Noor mosque £ the Linwood Islamic Centre in New Zeland. May Allah bless soul of those who have lost their lives and give patience to the families affected. #ChristchurchMosque pic.twitter.com/MXzeYpweqZ
— Saeed Ajmal (@REALsaeedajmal) March 15, 2019
Mohammad Hafeez said, terrorism has no boundaries and that we all need to stay together to overcome this global issue.
Sad to know about terrorist attack in #ChristchurchMosqueShooting , Prayers & thoughts with families of Martyrs & victims , Ya Allah Madad 🤲🏼 , Terrorism has no boundaries , we all need to stay together to overcome this Global issue
— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) March 15, 2019
Shahid Afridi also sent prayers for the bereaved families.
Horrifying tragedy #Christchurch. I found NZ one of safest, most peaceful places, people are friendly. Spoke to Tamim big relief B'desh squad/staff is safe. World must together! stop hatred!Terrorism has no religion! Prayers for bereaved families. May Allah bless the departed.
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) March 15, 2019
Wayne Parnell also sent out condolences to those affected in the attack.
Thoughts, prayers and sincerest condolences go out to everybody involved and affected by the #ChristchurchAttack, this act of terrorism should not be condoned anywhere. Absolutely disturbing. 😢 #TheyAreUs
— Wayne Parnell (@WayneParnell) March 15, 2019
Sri Lankan cricketers also condemned the incident. Kumar Sangakkara tweeted that:
Shocked to hear about the shootings in Christchurch. My heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the families who have lost loved ones. Thoughts prayers and love with all the people affected by this tragic incident. Wishing the injured a full and speedy recovery.
— Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) March 15, 2019
Mahela Jayawardene tweeted that:
So sad to see what happened @christchuch …Praying for the victims and families 🙏🏻
— Mahela Jayawardena (@MahelaJay) March 15, 2019
Angelo Mathews also sent his thoughts and prayers to those affected in the shooting.
— Angelo Mathews (@Angelo69Mathews) March 15, 2019