The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Maj. Gen. (R) Syed Shakeel Hussain has observed that Pakistan and Sri Lanka are extremely passionate about cricket because it runs in their blood.
He made this observation addressing an event held to welcome a Pakistani youngsters cricket team led by veteran Pakistani International players Imran Nazir, Rana Naveed and Faisal Iqbal. The event was held at the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka recently.
The Pakistani team is currently in Sri Lanka to participate in Ali’s ICPL T20 Tournament which is being held from 13-19 January 2017. The tournament includes teams from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, Bahrain and Bangladesh.
Veteran Pakistani cricketer Imran Nazir said that the players are pleased to be visiting Sri Lanka where they have felt immense love of the people for Pakistan and our cricketing fraternity. He further said that the players are determined to do well in the games ahead and would contribute their best to win laurels for the Country.