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Azam Khan came to play with Palestine flag on his bat.


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The world of cricket has once again found itself entangled in a controversy, this time revolving around Pakistani cricketer Azam Khan and his display of the Palestinian flag on his bat during a recent match. The move has ignited discussions, triggered fines, and sparked protests in Pakistan, stirring a passionate debate on the intersection of sport, politics, and individual expression.

Azam Khan, a rising talent in Pakistan’s cricketing circuit, found himself at the center of attention after he adorned his bat with the Palestinian flag during a match, a gesture perceived by many as a display of solidarity with Palestine. However, this symbolic act was met with consequences as the International Cricket Council (ICC) imposed a 50% fine on Khan for violating the Clothing and Equipment Regulations.

The imposition of this fine quickly escalated into a wider conversation about freedom of expression, the role of sportsmanship, and the boundaries set by regulatory bodies like the ICC. While Azam Khan’s gesture was seen as a means of showing support for a cause, the ICC, under its established guidelines, deemed it a breach of their regulations.(pic credit by opindia)


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