Beautiful Gwadar Cricket Stadium holds first exhibition match
A view of Gwadar Cricket Stadium: Photo courtesy Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis

Beautiful Gwadar Cricket Stadium holds first exhibition match

Sports Reporter :

GWADAR: First exhibition match held at world’s one of the best and beautiful cricket stadiums at Gwadar on Friday. The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (HRD) has dubbed it as the world’s most beautiful stadium.

A view of the world’s one of the beautiful cricket stadiums at Gwadar: photo taken from the Twitter account of Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis

First match held between Gwadar Dolphins, captained by PM’s aide Zulfiqar Bukhari, and Showbiz Sharks, which is being led by Pakistan Cricket Board’s Chief Executive Wasim Khan. The Gwadar Dolphins won the toss and chose to bowl. British High Commissioner Christian Turner officiated the toss.

Prime Minister’s SAPM Zulfi Bukhari at during an exhibition match at Gwadar Cricket Stadium: Photo taken from Twitter account of ministry of Overseas Pakistanis

“First exhibition match at Gwadar is a matter of immense pleasure”, chief minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan said on Friday. He said the government would organize international cricket matches in Balochistan to boost sports activities.

Stars including Fakhr-i-Alam, Ali Zafar, and Aijaaz Aslam also participated in the match.

“We will encourage and support local sportsmen”, Jam Kamal stated.

The first match at the spectacular Gwadar stadium in Balochistan is dedicated to Flag of Pakistan’s iconic mountaineer #AliSadpara. From cricket to football to adventure sports, Pakistan is a sports powerhouse brimming with talent!!

The match was dedicated to mountaineer Mohammad Ali Sadpara, who was recently declared dead more than a week after he went missing on K2 during an expedition. The players also said a prayer for the celebrated mountaineer before the match.

The Chief Minister also stated that his government would extend all possible support to organize a PSL match in Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan province. Earlier, the CM inaugurated the stadium and visited various spots. The officials accompanied the Jam Kamal Khan during his visit.


Beautiful Gwadar Cricket Stadium holds first exhibition match

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