Islamabad, 04 March 2020 – Mudasser Chudhary:
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said Pakistan Super League (PSL) 5, has restored cricket in Pakistan and portrayed positive image of the country at the international level.
Chairman Peshwar Zalmi Javed Afridi and Captain Darren Sammy called on Prime Minister Imran Khan.
During the meeting, the prime minister felicitated Darren Sammy for getting honourary citizenship of Pakistan.
He also appreciated Sammy’s role in restoration of international cricket in Pakistan.
Zalmi’s head coach Wasim Akram and batting mentor Hashim Amla were also present during the meeting.
The prime minister also welcomed South African legend cricketer Hashim Amla.
He said that people of the country were happy that the entire edition of Pakistan Super League was being played in Pakistan.
The huge presence of excited spectators during the PSL matches was encouraging and sent a positive message to the world about the country, the prime minister observed.
The meeting discussed PSL and matters related to restoration of cricket in the country. Terming the PSL-5, a successful tournament, the premier said the Pakistan Super League has rapidly changed and the response in Pakistan is awesome as compared to Dubai.
PM Imran Khan said his government will try to organise such events in the coming future too, so that masses could be provided entertainment.