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Showing posts with label Pakistan Super League. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pakistan Super League. Show all posts

Friday, February 8, 2019

Special measures are being taken to make PSL most successful


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

Special measures are being taken to make the Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches in Karachi most  successful and memorable, this was stated by Commissioner Karachi, Iftikhar Shalwani.

In this regard,   the surroundings of National Stadium,city's various areas, their roads and intersections  would  be decorated while steps to be taken for live streaming cricket matches at different city parks with the support of former test cricketer Sadiq Muhammed Khan.   

Such live streaming would be arranged  at about 10 parks  where  people at large along with cricket fans could watch PSL matches, Shalwani informed while chairing a meeting held to   discussed in detail all aspects to make  PSL a successful venture in Karachi. 

It was decided that images  of cricket legends  will be displayed at city's vantage points. The meeting  discussed  the idea of live streaming of PSL matches at different parks with the support of former test cricketer Sadiq Muhammad as an organizer who will be assisted and coordinated by Deputy Commissioners.

It was decided that  registration through whats-app would be mandatory for  people who intended to watch live streaming at parks..

The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioners  South Salahuddin Ahmed and East Ali Ahmed Siddiqui, PBC reprentative and General Manager Arshad Khan, Assistant Commissioner Headquarters Asif Reza besides senior officials of Pakistan Rangers, Police and Traffic Police.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Sana Mir desires stern action against spot-fixers

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

Pakistan woman One-day cricket captain Sana Mir has desired stern action against spot-fixers to eradicate this menace from cricket.

“Whoever disrespects green-shirt should be banned and punished without any mercy,” she told reporters at the National Stadium, Karachi, where women training camp was taking place. 

She regretted that match-fixing and spot-fixing had brutally damaged the image of Pakistan cricket as well Pakistan 

She considered it a very serious issue and it should be dealt accordingly and those found guilty should never be allowed play for Pakistan again.

Pakistan suffered a blow when trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir were convicted in 2010 for spot-fixing during the tour of England. 

Now spot-fixing controversy involving southpaw opener Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Mohammad Irfan and Shahzaib Hasan in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) has caused another great damage. 

Earlier at the start of 21st century, several of top Pakistan cricketers were fined and banned. Former Pakistan skipper Saleem Malik and pacer Ata-ur-Rehman were banned for life for their involvement in match-fixing. 

She praised the role Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq in image building of Pakistan team after the 2010 spot-fixing controversy. 

“Misbah has played a great role in removing the spot-fixing stigma after taker over the captaincy,” she said. 

However, she said she was happy no such thing happened in women cricket and there no negative impact on them. 

“It was always pride to wear green Pakistan cap, Sana said. She added that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was conducting the fortnight camp to improve the skills of women cricketers. Former Pakistan Test fast bowler Kabir Khan is supervising the camp with assistant coaches.