Karachi, February 21, 2014 (PPI-OT): KMC Metropolitan Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner District East Samiuddin Siddiqui has said that cricket is very popular in Pakistan. People of our country like this sport very much. KMC and District Administration East are providing all possible facilities to promote this sport.
He said this while addressing a closing ceremony of the second One-Day Match of Blind Cricket Series played between Pakistan and India in National Stadium.
He said that Pakistani Blind Cricket Team paid a successful visit to India in previous days and won series of T-20 matches. We welcome Indian Team in Karachi and hope that this series comprising of three matches would end well and promote spirit of goodwill between both the countries.
He said in this connection District Administration would carry out all responsibilities properly and all players and other staff would be provided with all necessary facilities. He expressed hope that Karachi spectators would show enthusiasm on the occasion of this series and play their role to make this series successful.
Pakistani Team was given the target of 405 runs in today’s match whereas Pakistani Team made 364 runs and Indian Blind Cricket Team won the match by 41 runs. The player of Indian Team Venkadesh played successful inning of 121 runs and received “Man of the Match Award” from Samiuddin Siddiqui.
The Chairman of Pakistan Blind Cricket Council Syed Sultan Shah presented a shield to Chief Guest. In the closing ceremony of this match Assistant Commissioner Gulshan-e-Iqbal Kamal Hakeem, Assistant Commissioner Ferozabad Nazia Zaman, Director Sports Saddar Town Asif Azeem and others were also present. The last match of this series would be played on 23rd of February.
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