To honour the great humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi, Pakistan Cricket Board has announced its support for the Edhi Foundation. Pakistan Cricket Board’s Chairman Shaharyar M. Khan made the announcement at a press conference in Lahore on Friday. Also present at the press conference were Najam Sethi, Chairman PSL, Subhan Ahmad, COO PCB, Saad Edhi, Trustee Edhi Foundation and grandson of Abdul Sattar Edhi, International, Misbah ul Haq, Captain Pakistan Test Team, Azhar Ali, Captain Pakistan ODI Team, and Sarfaraz Ahmed, Captain Pakistan T20I Team.
Sharing his thoughts on this partnership, Chairman PCB Shaharyar M. Khan said: “We feel honoured to associate ourselves with the work of such a great human being. PCB is cognisant of its responsibility to give back to the society and this is a continuation of our policy to support and promote such initiatives.”
Saad Edhi, Trustee of the Edhi Foundation and grandson of Abdul Sattar Edhi was present on behalf of the Edhi Foundation. “On behalf of the Edhi Foundation, I would like to thank the Pakistan Cricket Board for its support to our cause. Seeing our cricketers sporting the Edhi Foundation logo on their kits will raise great awareness on a global platform,” he said.
Chairman PCB presented a cheque of Rs 0.5 million to Edhi Foundation. On behalf of PSL, Najam Sethi handed out a cheque of Rs 0.5 million for Edhi Foundation.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was also granted permission by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to use Edhi foundation’s logo on the team’s official kit for the upcoming tour of England. Pakistan will be touring England to play 4 Tests, 5 One-Day Interntaionals (ODIs) and a T20I.
This would be the first time in Pakistan cricket team’s history that players would wear logos of a charitable organization on their official kit.
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