The CEO of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Wasim Khan, has admired Pakistan for being one of the safest countries to play cricket during the Coronavirus outbreak. Notably, where the world is under lockdown, Pakistan have hosted many matches as they have started their domestic season gracefully.
Covering the National T20 cup, the PCB is covering the Quaid-e-Azam trophy along with the limited-over Zimbabwe series. In the coming days, the remaining matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 2020) are also on its way.
He believes that they have shown it to the world about the safety of Pakistan in terms of health and considering other scenarios as covering the domestic tournaments in a full-fledged that no other home country has done so far during the pandemic.
Wasim Khan says Pakistan is one of the safest countries for playing cricket during COVID-19
“We have achieved unprecedented success on the domestic cricket front, by not only delivering top-quality cricket in difficult COVID-19 situation,” Wasim said in a statement released by the PCB
“Due to the successful staging of our 2020-21 domestic season through our own resources and capabilities, we have been able to demonstrate to the world that Pakistan is one of the safest countries to play cricket during these difficult times,” he added.
Wasim has also lauded the foreign cricketers including Faf Du Plessis for coming to Pakistan to play PSL during these tough times as he is making his debut for the playoffs.
“Faf’s decision to make his PSL debut in the playoffs and the participation of 18 other foreign stars in the remaining four matches is an endorsement of the PCB’s efforts in what presently is a challenging time for the world,” he added.
“It is very satisfying that our implementation has been acknowledged by the PCB’s superior body; the PCB remains committed to looking after the health and wellbeing of our cricketers, officials and support staff,” he maintained.