Lahore : On the eve of World Disabled Day, Chairman PCB Shaharyar Khan honored Pakistan Disabled Cricket team and Wheel Chair Cricket Association in a ceremony hosted by Pakistan Cricket Board at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. Subhan Ahmad, COO and Shafiq Ahmad, GM Domestic Cricket was also present in the ceremony.
Addressing the players, Chairman PCB Shaharyar Khan lauded the Disabled Cricket team for putting up a splendid performance and winning the Second ICC Academy Physically Disabled Cup, 2016 recently held in Dubai. He especially praised the performance of Hasnain Alam who had scored a century in the earlier match of the tournament and was declared best player in the final.
He said, “Disabled cricket team has won laurels for the country by winning the tournament and the whole nation is proud of their impressive performance. The disabled cricket team and Wheelchair cricket team with their performances has set an example for disabled people. You are ambassadors of Pakistan and have proved this fact through excellent teamwork on and off the field. On this auspicious occasion, he pledged his support to the Disabled Cricket on behalf of the Board and gave away a cheque of five lakh to Disabled Cricket Team and two lakh to Wheelchair cricket association”.
Representatives of Disabled Cricket and Wheelchair Cricket Association thanked Chairman PCB for honoring them and extending their support for disabled cricket.