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Giving powers to national team captain is yielding good results: Ramiz Raja

Giving powers to national team captain is yielding good results: Ramiz Raja
June 29, 2022 Web Desk

KARACHI (92 News) - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja said that they are getting results of giving the powers to the captain of the national team.

Addressing a press conference, he said that improvement in the team is visible before all. "The current season is bumper for Pakistan. Matches of the Asia Cup and World Cup will be played. The England and New Zealand teams will visit Pakistan," he said.

The PCB chairman said that Pakistan is also hopeful of success in the Junior League.

Meanwhile, the PCB confirmed Daren Sammy, Javed Miandad, Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Malik as mentors of the inaugural Pakistan Junior League, which will be played in Lahore in October this year. Miandad, who played in six World Cups from 1975-1996, will be the league mentor, while Afridi, Sammy and Shoaib will be the team mentors.

The four stalwarts share six major world titles, 1,559 international matches, 43,057 runs and 992 wickets between them. Sammy and Shahid were team-mates in the Peshawar Zalmi team in 2017 when the team in yellow won the HBL Pakistan Super League at the Gaddafi Stadium.

PCB chairman Ramiz Raja: “I am delighted that we have been able to attract Javed Miandad, Daren Sammy, Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Malik as mentors for the Pakistan Junior League. Their involvement in the Pakistan Junior League will help us achieve one of our event objectives that revolves around helping future generation of cricketers to achieve the champions and match-winning approach and mindset.

“The involvement of the four icons also confirms that we are on track for delivering a successful event that will go on to help Pakistan cricket in more than one way. Besides creating a winning environment and developing skills and temperament of the teens, we are committed to developing new properties and Pakistan Junior League is an event in that direction.”