President Zardari, who’s also Patron of PCB, Tuesday suggested PCB to move National T20 Cricket Contest from Lahore to Karachi. President Karachi City Cricket Association Professor Syed Sirajul Islam Bukhari has appreciated the involvement of President for changing the place of the tournament.
As per a news release of the KCCA, President Zardari has wanted that another T20 contest will be held in Lahore when things calmed down. This guidance was given at a conference of the sport legends and sports coordinators with the President which held here at Bilawal House.
The conference was attended by sports legends Javed Miandad, Samiullah, Hasan Sardar, Hanif Khan, Sikandar Bakht, Sadiq Muhammad, Wasim Bari, Saeed Hai, Mohsin Khan, Shahid Khan Afridi and a host of other excellent sports stars and eminent sports managers which included Gulfaraz Ahmed Khan of Hockey and S Sirajul Islam Bukhari president KCCA.
It is pertinent to point out that because of the spread of dangerous dengue virus in Lahore, there were continuous issues over the holding of the contest at the Gaddafi Stadium. But the PCB was not wanting to shift the Contest to a different city as all the planning have been completed.