Pakistan to host Veterans Cricket World Cup

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Pakistan will host the inaugural version of the over-40 Senior Cricket World Cup subsequent 12 months that includes gamers aged over 40 from totally dif-ferent nations.

Fawad Ijaz Khan, the chairman of the Pakistan Veterans Cricket Affiliation, stated on Wednesday that the event shall be performed in Karachi from twenty third September to eighth October subsequent 12 months.

He additionally hoped that prime Pakistani gamers like Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, and Younis Khan can even function for the Pakistan staff within the World Cup.

“The World Cup Over the 40s/50s Steering Committee introduced the choice yesterday to present the internet hosting rights to Pakistan for the inaugural seniors over 40 Cricket World Cup. Mr. Fawad stated it’s a nice honor for Pakistan to get the internet hosting rights when different International locations have been additionally competing to host this Event,” he stated.

Groups from Pakistan, Australia, England, India, New Zealand, West Indies, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Canada, U.S.A, Zimbabwe, Wales, Namibia, and U.A.E are seemingly to participate within the event.

Based on the assertion issued by PVCA, the matches shall be performed of 45 overs every in-nings, and a few of the matches can even be day/night time matches. The matches performed by Pakistan together with the semi-finals and the ulti-mate shall be dwell telecast.

Fawad Ijaz hoped that the Seniors World Cup shall be successful as it will likely be Cricket fever on the earth due to ODI World Cup to be performed instantly after our World Cup from fifteenth October until 14th November subsequent 12 months in India.

He added that Pakistan would be the favourite to win this World Cup and hoped that star gamers who’ve turned over 40 like Shahid Afridi, Younus Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, and Shoaib Malik will play on this event.—INP