Imran approves framework for promotion of school, domestic cricket

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday approved a framework for the promotion of school and domestic cricket, advising the cricket association of Central Punjab for implementing the model in its entirety.

Central Punjab Cricket Association chief Abdullah Khan Sumbal briefed the prime minister on domestic cricket with a special focus on school cricket.

Following the presentation, Imran appreciated the model developed by body, an organisation under the Pakistan Cricket Board, and called for its nationwide strategic replication.

The prime minister pledged his support to the School Cricket Championship scheduled to begin from September 15 in central Punjab and observed school cricket had immense potential to generate and groom raw talent.

Punjab Chief Secretary Jawad Rafique Malik highlighted the role played by the Punjab government in this initiative.

The meeting was attended by Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Fehmida Mirza and PCB CEO Wasim Khan among others.

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Natasha Kumar

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