[caption id="attachment_804875" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-804875" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Shahid-Afridi.jpeg" alt="" width="628" height="470" /> The removed photos included those of Shahid Ifridi, Shoaib Akhtar and Javed Miandad. @ AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><strong>Dharamsala:</strong> Thirteen photos of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/pakistan/">Pakistani</a> cricketers, including <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/imran-khan/">Imran Khan</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/wasim-akram/">Wasim Akram</a>, that were hung inside the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/hpca">Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association</a> (HPCA) stadium here were removed on Tuesday, an official said. <p></p> <p></p>"We have decided to remove all the photos of Pakistani players from our stadium to express solidarity with the families of CRPF martyred troopers in <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/pulwama-attack">Pulwama attack</a>," HPCA stadium Manager Col HS Manhas told reporters. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/india-needs-to-teach-pakistan-a-lesson-yuzvendra-chahal-804857">It is high time we need to take strong action against the perpetrators of terrorism: Yuzvendra Chahal</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>The removed photos included those of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/shahid-afridi/">Shahid Afridi</a>, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/shoaib-akhtar/">Shoaib Akhtar</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/javed-miandad/">Javed Miandad</a>. The HPCA showpiece stadium, some 250 km from the state capital, figured first on the international cricket map in 2005 when it hosted a warm-up tie between the touring Pakistan team and the Indian Board President's XI. <p></p> <p></p>Officials said most of the removed photos were of the warm-up tie between Pakistan and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india/">India</a>. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/icc-clarifies-india-pakistan-match-at-icc-world-cup-2019-will-go-ahead-as-planned-804863">ICC clarifies India-Pakistan match at ICC World Cup 2019 will go ahead as planned</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>The Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir on February 14 killed 40 CRPF troopers.