Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board, Ramiz Raja has announced one million rupees each for blind and deaf cricket teams in recognition of their performances at the international level during the board's General Body meeting, held in Lahore today(Monday).
The General Body was provided with a snapshot of Pakistan cricket and received a briefing on the steps and measures being taken to bolster Pakistan cricket's foundations by strengthening grassroots cricket.
Moreover, it was informed about the Pakistan men's sides were presently ranked fifth in Tests and third in ODIs and T20Is, while they are placed in the fourth position in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League, which is a qualifying event for the 2023 World Cup.
Meanwhile,the women's side will feature in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games and T20 World Cups in South Africa, while their ICC Women’s Championship fixtures will be against Ireland at home and away in Australia.
The meeting also covered the busy and tough 2022-23 cricket season for the men's side that including the tour to Sri Lanka for two Tests and the ACC T20 Asia Cup, the Netherlands for three ODIs, and Australia for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in October.