Pak men, women cricket teams safe in New Zealand: PCB

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LAHORE, Nov 14 (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Monday that Pakistan’s men and women teams, currently on a tour of New Zealand, are safe after an earthquake of high intensity hit the country.
A spokesperson said that the PCB management established a contact with Pakistan’s men and momen cricket teams touring New Zealand currently in connection with a bilateral series, after an earthquake of high intensity hit the country on Sunday. “Both team managements, in a telephonic conversation, conveyed Subhan Ahmad, COO, PCB, about the safety and overall playing conditions in New Zealand in the wake of the earthquake,” added the spokesman.
He said that the team managements informed the authorities that “the
players and management are safe and the conditions are quite conducive over there”.
It is to be noted that Mian Afrasiab Mehdi Hashmi Qureshi, High
Commissioner of Pakistan to New Zealand, is in constant contact with both the teams and facilitating them in the best possible way. Chairman PCB Shaharyar M Khan and Chairman Executive Committee Najam Sethi have also expressed satisfaction over the safety of the players.