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Hafeez requests cricket fans to keep the peace
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Hafeez requests cricket fans to keep the peace

The exciting match between Pakistan and Afghanistan soon turned into a violent battlefield as the fans of both sides engaged in an ugly brawl. Hooligans were seen trying to break through security gates and using barriers as a weapon in ugly scenes in Leeds.

Pakistan’s supporters and media personnel have been attacked by Afghan fans outside the Headingley stadium in Leeds during the game. Meanwhile, according to some sources, some of the Afghan supporters were ejected from stadium by security, many invaded the stadium jumping the wall, occupying seats without the tickets.

Following the heated tension between the two sets of fans, players from both countries condemned such incidents. Pakistan all-rounder, Mohammad Hafeez also took to Twitter to urge the cricket fans to enjoy the beautiful sport and to engage in the violence.