Cricket is not just a game; it is the other name of passion that runs in the blood of the nation. In Pakistan, there is no age limit for the ones who are truly crazy about cricket. From an all-knowing child who is used to playing cricket in the streets to the ones who have much time to sit in a cozy corner of the home while sneaking into the nostalgic moments from the past, everyone is keen to know about the latest cricket news on a daily basis.
So here is a round-up of what has been going on in the world of cricket in Pakistan for the fans to stay updated particularly when quarantined due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Azhar Ali steps forward to raise funds for COVID-19
We know that in this historical health crisis, everyone is contributing in their personal capacity to assist others by different means and so is Azhar Ali. The famed & one of the most talented cricketers Azhar Ali decided to auction his cricket gear in order to raise funds for coronavirus victims. As per the cricket news in Urdu, Azhar Ali will be putting up a bat and his national jersey for auction.
Pakistan loses top position in T20 ranking
Well, …not a good news for cricket fans but it is true! Pakistan has lost the top position in T20 ranking to Australia and that happened after 27 months. Pakistan has been pushed to fourth position subsequent to Australia making it to the top ranking. As per the details, Pakistan was on the top ranking of T20 in January 2018 after beating New Zealand.
PCB plans to extend financial help to cricketers
Amid the health crisis caused by the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has planned to extend financial help and support to first-class cricketers and other stakeholders who have been facing hardships during COVID-19 lockdown. For this purpose, PCB has formulated an eligibility criterion for the distribution of limited funds. According to these criteria, the first-class cricketers will receive PKR25,000, PKR 15,000 for the match officials, while the scorers and grounds staff will be given PKR10,000.
What is all about the Dream Pairs campaign?
According to the latest Pakistani cricket news, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced an amazing opportunity for the crazy cricket fans to come forward with their favorite combos in terms of batting and bowling cricketers. This campaign has been named as Dream Pairs campaign and fans are invited to write down their favorite batting (opening and middle-order) and bowling (pace and spin) pairs from different generations of cricketers who have made it to achieve much success for Pakistan on the cricket grounds over the years.
This campaign is designed for social media platforms and these golden combos will be shared via PCB’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter platforms. Well… during this lockdown period, it is best to engage fans in such activities. For now, that’s all from Pakistan’s cricket news, stay tuned for more sports updates!