:: Daily Times – Leading News Resource of Pakistan – Deaf cricketers get cash awards for winning Asia Cup ::
Daily Times – Leading News Resource of Pakistan – Deaf cricketers get cash awards for winning Asia Cup
LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday awarded cash prizes and a glittering trophy to the Pakistan deaf team that won the inaugural Asia Cup for Deaf in India recently. Speaking at a reception hosted in honour of the victorious deaf team, PCB chairman Nasim Ashraf said the board would extend financial support to the Pakistan Deaf Cricket Association. “The PCB will give 100 percent support to the deaf cricketers as they have done a great job for Pakistan by winning the Asia Cup,” he added. Nasim said it was a big achievement on part of the deaf team members who put up a splendid show in the first edition of the Cup. “We will be providing all out cooperation and facilities so that they could do further better in coming events.” He assured the Deaf Cricket Association that their other genuine demands would also be met. The PCB chief gave away Rs 50,000 to each member of the team.