Pakistan Cricket team Donates Rs3.2 Million in Dam Fund


Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfraz Ahmad has announced a donation of Rs. 3.2 million in dam fund from the entire squad for the construction of Diamer Bhasha dams.

He also urged the nation to contribute to dam fund.

While talking to media at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Sarfaraz Ahmed said that players who are part of Asia Cup 2018 squad will donate 0.2 million each towards dam fund.

Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed also requested people and players of national team to understand the sensitivity of water crisis and to pool in for the dams’ construction.

Moreover, captain also expressed hopes to win Asia Cup 2018 and said “We are fully prepared for the tournament, as far as match against India is concerned, we will give out best. Matches against India are always a big game, but we are ready for it. Momentum is the key and we have high moral and hope that we will perform our best in the upcoming tournament.”

While commenting about the last year’s victory of Champions Trophy he said, “The ICC Champions Trophy final against India is done and dusted; We won it then. It has been over one-and-a-half years, so now it will be a new game. We will try to play better cricket.”

Earlier, umpire Aleem Dar had also announced that he is going to contribute $10,000 to the dam fund project.

Pakistan cricket team’s 16-member squad arrived at Dubai today to participate in the Asia Cup 2018.

The Asia Cup 2018 tournament will begin on September 15 in UAE and will conclude on September 28.

Pakistan will play a group match against a qualifier on September 16 and against India on September 19.

Asia Cup 2018 will feature India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan while the sixth team will be determined via a playoff that includes UAE, Hong Kong, Nepal, Singapore, Malaysia and Oman.


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