KSCA removed photographs of Pakistani cricketers, including their former skipper-turned-Prime Minister Imran Khan, from the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. @AFP

In a bid to protest the Pulwama attack, where over 40 CRPF personnel were killed, Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) on Wednesday said that it has removed photographs of Pakistani cricketers, including their former skipper-turned-Prime Minister Imran Khan, from the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

KSCA, as reported by ANI, said that it has taken the said action to show solidarity and support towards the army forces and protest the terror attack. KSCA took this action on Tuesday. (ALSO READ: IMG-Reliance pulls out from broadcasting Pakistan Super League due to Pulwama attack)

Earlier, the Cricket Club of India (CCI), which is home to the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, had “covered” Imran Khan’s photograph to protest the Pulwama attack.

The likes of Harbhajan Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal, Gautam Gambhir, Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla condemned the attack.  (ALSO READ: It is high time we need to take strong action against the perpetrators of terrorism: Yuzvendra Chahal)

Harbhajan suggested that India should not play Pakistan in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. “India should not play Pakistan in the world Cup. India are powerful enough to win the World Cup without having to play Pakistan,” Harbhajan Singh had told Aaj Tak earlier this week.

State cricket bodies such as HPCA, Rajasthan Cricket Association removed the photos of the Pakistani cricketers.(ALSO READ: HPCA stadium in Dharamsala removes 13 pictures of Pakistan cricketers)

While Virender Sehwag has offered to take care of the education of Pulwama terror attack martyrs’ children,  Vidarbha cricket team, following their Irani Cup, donated the entire amount of prize money to the families of martyred CRPF jawans in Pulwama attack. (ALSO READ: Irani Cup champions Vidarbha donate prize money to families of martyred CRPF jawans in Pulwama attack)

Mohammed Shami, Shikhar Dhawan too offered to help to the families of martyred soldiers in Pulwama Attack.