ISLAMABAD, Dec 2 (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan had hosted and honored Pakistan Disabled Cricket team and Wheel Chair Cricket Association (WCA) in a ceremony at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
Subhan Ahmad, COO and Shafiq Ahmad, GM Domestic Cricket was also present in the ceremony, a press release issued here on Friday said.
Addressing the players, Shaharyar lauded the Disabled Cricket team for putting up a splendid performance and winning the Second ICC Academy Physically Disabled Cup, 2016 recently held in Dubai.
He praised the performance of Hasnain Alam who had scored a century in the earlier match of the tournament and was declared best player in the final.
He said disabled cricket team has won laurels for the country by winning the tournament and the whole nation is proud of their impressive performance.
The disabled cricket team and wheelchair cricket team with their performances has set an example for disabled people.
“You are ambassadors of Pakistan and have proved this fact through excellent teamwork on and off the field. On this auspicious occasion,” he said.
He also pledged his support to the Disabled Cricket on behalf of PCB and gave away a cheque of five lakh rupees to the Disabled Cricket Team and two lakh Rupees to Wheelchair Cricket Association”.
The representatives of disabled cricket and wheelchair cricket association also thanked the chairman for honoring them and extending their support for disabled cricket.