Stadiums to be improved for revival of int’l cricket in Pakistan


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Pakistan Super League (PSL) Chairman, Najam Sethi have said that the big stadiums’ conditions would be improved in order to revive international cricket in the country.

Talking to PTV, he said the budget was being prepared for improving Peshawar and Rawalpindi stadiums’ condition.

“Efforts were being made for the full functioning of Lahore and Karachi stadiums so that domestic and international cricket could be held in a congenial environment,” he added.

To a question about organizing PSL final in Karachi, he said the Sindh government, Rangers and other law enforcement agencies had ensured the provision of foolproof security in that regard.

He said the credit goes to the entire nation for successfully holding of PSL matches in the country.

Sethi said West Indies team would come to Pakistan for playing series, adding that the people of ‘city of lights’ (Karachi), would witness the revival of international cricket.

Expressing dismay over the misreporting of some media organizations, he urged them to play a constructive role so that international matches could be organized in Pakistan with a full success.

To another question, he said all necessary measures would be taken to make stadiums of Peshawar, Quetta, Sindh and other cities functional.

Sethi while expressing optimism said the cricket lovers could also watch and enjoy domestic cricket on television channels as well.