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Director General Sports Punjab Muhammad Tariq Qureshi and former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq announce to show the final of T20 Cricket World Cup on a giant screen at National Hockey Stadium on Nov 13

Lahore, November 23, 2022 (PPI-OT):Director General Sports Punjab Muhammad Tariq Qureshi and former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq announced that Sports Board Punjab is going to show the final of T20 Cricket World Cup on a giant screen at National Hockey Stadium on Nov 13, 2022 (Sunday).

Director General Sports Punjab Muhammad Tariq Qureshi and former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq made this announcement while addressing a press conference at National Hockey Stadium on Friday. Director Admin Syed Umair Hassan, Coordinator/Focal Person of Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rana Arsalan Manj and other officials were also present on this occasion.

Addressing a press conference, former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq said the T20 Cricket World Cup title clash will be shown live on Pakistan’s biggest screen at a grand venue of National Hockey Stadium where over 30,000 spectators will enjoy the thrilling contest. “The entry for cricket enthusiasts will be totally free and I would like to invite cricket crazy fans including families to come to National Hockey Stadium and cheer for the national cricket team in the thrilling final clash,” he added.

Inzamam-ul-Haq, who was a key member of the 1992 World Cup winning cricket team, further said that history is repeating itself in the 2022 T20 Cricket World Cup. “Pakistan cricket team experienced the same circumstances 30 years ago when they struggled in the initial stages of the World Cup in 1992.

Later, Pakistan also defeated New Zealand in the semi-final match before facing England in the final encounter and eventually emerged winners”. Inzamam-ul-Haq expressed his wish that Pakistan will win the T20 World Cup at the same venue of Melbourne like 1992.

Inzamam-ul-Haq thanked Director General Sports Punjab M Tariq Qureshi for making befitting arrangements for showing the final on the big screen. “Sports Board Punjab under the leadership of Director General Sports Punjab M Tariq Qureshi is taking brilliant initiatives for the promotion and development of sports across the province,” he stated.

Director General Sports Punjab Muhammad Tariq Qureshi on this occasion said that superstar Inzamam-ul-Haq who played in the 1992 World Cup final, will watch the final of the T20 World Cup with the crazy cricket fans at the National Hockey Stadium. “Sports Board Punjab also showed the final of Asia Cricket Cup on the country’s biggest screen. Cricket fans will be provided with the best facilities at the National Hockey Stadium during the live telecasting of the T20 World Cup final match”.

Director General Sports Punjab Muhammad Tariq Qureshi further said that Sports Board Punjab is taking all important measures for the promotion of sports. “Our goal is to produce a new batch of U-16 players and for this purpose, we are conducting talent hunt schemes in all tehsils to groom young players of U-10 to U-16 age groups”.

Director General Sports Punjab Muhammad Tariq Qureshi further informed that we are planning to groom as many as 10 lakh young players from different schools of the province under the ‘Olympic Dream’ campaign. “For this purpose, the hiring process of international level master coaches and trainers is going to be started in near future”.

For more information, contact:
Sports Board Punjab
Government of the Punjab
National Hockey Stadium, Ferozepur Road, Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99232501, +92-42-99232502
E-mail: info@punjabsportsboard.com
Website: http://sportsboard.punjab.gov.pk