Tuesday’s attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore, on top of the November 26 terror attack on Bombay, raises a fundamental question: Is international cricket on the subcontinent in danger of being held hostage by terrorism?
Will cricketers be able to visit India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka with the same freedom they did? Will the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), scheduled to start next month, go on without trouble? Or will foreign players pull out? Will the World Cup in 2011 go on as scheduled? Or is it in danger?
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