The International Cricket Council new President and former Pakistan cricketer Zaheer Abbas arrived in Colombo on Saturday. He was accompanied by his wife Samina Abbas. He will be the guest of honour at the third one day match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the R.Premadasa stadium today.
Chairman of Sri Lanka Cricket Sidath Wettimuny invited the newly elected ICC President to visit Sri Lanka when they met at the ICC annual conference in Barbados in June 2015.
Zaheer Abbas is regarded as one of the finest batsman Pakistan has produced. He is also known as ‘Asian Bradman’. He was the firstAsianbatsman to score one hundred first class centuries.