Srinagar: After Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev has turned down Pakistan PM designate Imran Khan’s invite to the swearing-in ceremony, media reports said. As per media reports the legendary cricketer has confirmed that he would not be attending the swearing-in ceremony on August 18.
PTI leader Faisal Javed, announced on August 10 that cricket legends from India Kapil Dev, Navjyot Singh Sidhu, and Sunil Gavaskar have been invited to attend oath-taking ceremony of Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan.
Reports, however, said that Kapil Dev refused to attend the ceremony citing “personal reason”.
On August 12, Gavaskar conveyed to Khan that he would not be able to attend the event as he had prior work commitments. On the contrary, cricketer-turned-politician Navjyot Singh Sidhu has accepted the invitation.