Lahore February 15, 2012: A delegation of the Cricket representatives from FATA met Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Ch. Zaka Ashraf here at National Cricket Academy on Tuesday (February 14th). The delegation updated the Chairman on the cricketing issues and problems faced by them.
Chairman PCB assured the delegation that their issues will be taken up on priority basis and all efforts will be made to promote cricket in the Federally Administrated Tribal Areas. Chairman reiterated his stance to do everything possible in order to identify and groom cricketing talent from every part of the country, including FATA.
“PCB is committed to take measures which help in promoting cricket even in the remotest regions of the country. Pakistan has tremendous cricketing potential and it is essential that it is provided to showcase this talent at the national and international level,” said Ch Zaka Ashraf.
“Strengthening our domestic cricket is key to our enduring success at the international level and PCB is doing everything in its capacity to ensure that no talent goes unnoticed no matter where in the country it is located”, he added.
Chairman PCB also assured the delegation that their request to make FATA a separate region would be considered favourably.
PCB COO, Director Academies, Director Coordination and Director Domestic Cricket Operations were also present on the occasion.