Ramiz Raja, the newly-appointed chairman of the PCB, gave away the prizes.
Babar Azam and Ramiz Raja. (Picture Supply: Twitter/Pakistan Cricket)
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on Friday, January 14, rewarded its gamers in a ceremony named ‘PCB Honours Its Heroes and Stars’ that befell on the Far-end constructing of the long-lasting Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. As per stories, even because the gamers obtained a money prize of PKR 15,000,00, the assist employees bought quantities in between PKR 2,00,000 to PKR 10,000,00.
Ramiz Raja, the newly-appointed chairman of the PCB, gave away the prizes to the cricketers and the assist personnel. Other than those, who took half within the T20 World Cup in Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the PCB additionally invited top-order batter Abid Ali and off-spinner Sajid Khan.
Previous to the occasion, the PCB chairman additionally met the cricketers on the Nationwide Excessive-Efficiency Centre (NHPC).
Highlights from the PCB Chairman’s meet and greet with the highest performers of 2021, held on the NHPC in Lahore. pic.twitter.com/MsDB9MkOao
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Beating India was our greatest second of the yr, says Babar Azam
Again in October-November, Pakistan took half within the T20 World Cup the place they received 5 matches in a row within the Tremendous 12. After beating India by 10 wickets, they defeated New Zealand, Afghanistan, Namibia, and Scotland with relative ease.
The mega occasion additionally witnessed the primary occasion when Pakistan defeated India in a World Cup match throughout all codecs. Babar Azam, their skipper, oozed satisfaction following the win on the Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium on a Sunday.
“It was a incredible achievement for us as a group as a result of we had not been capable of beat India within the World Cups for therefore a few years. It was our greatest second of the yr,” Babar was quoted as saying in a PCB podcast.
After staying unbeaten within the Tremendous 12, Pakistan misplaced to Australia within the semi-final in Dubai itself. Matthew Wade’s blitzkrieg within the dying overs turned out to be too sizzling to deal with for the Males in Inexperienced. For Babar, the defeat was hurtful, however he was completely satisfied to see children arising the ranks.
“That defeat damage me essentially the most this yr as a result of we had been taking part in so nicely and as a mixed unit,” he said.
“The most important satisfaction was seeing younger expertise come by way of for us at essential occasions. It’s good we at the moment are producing younger expertise,” he added.