Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday defended his decision to change the domestic cricket structure of the country and insisted that after the initial problems, the new system will create world-class talent. Addressing officials of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Pakistan Television Corporation and Ministry of Information, Imran said that despite the poor cricket system, Pakistan cricket has done well on the strength of its unmatched talent.
Imran, who was captain of Pakistan’s 1992 World Cup winning team, said, “I have very hard to convince Misbah, Hafeez and Azhar (present) that the new cricket structure should be allowed to grow and strengthen.” Apart from coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Hasan, senior players Mohammad Hafeez and Azhar Ali met the Prime Minister of Pakistan in Islamabad on Wednesday, during which PCB President Ehsan Money and CEO Wasim Khan were also present. All of them spoke on the domestic cricket structure. Of.
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Misbah, Hafeez and Azhar requested to meet the Prime Minister. He had said that the new system that would eliminate departmental cricket would lose the job of many cricketers. Imran said, “I told him that every new system has initial problems and it takes time, but I can assure you that once established it will ensure that our talent will be in front of the international cricketer Will come. “
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On the other hand, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday signed a three-year broadcast deal with PTV Sports for a sum of $ 200 million and also a cable distribution agreement with I-Media Communications Services. “The PCB signed a satellite broadcasting agreement with PTV Sports for broadcasting in Pakistan and also entered into an agreement with I-Media Communication Services to acquire cable distribution,” the board said in a statement. Peacebee expects to earn more than $ 200 million in a three-year contract. “Accordingly, the broadcasting agreement is only for Pakistan, while the PCB is soon to finalize the grant of its broadcasting rights to international territories and It will also launch a new framework for its digital media rights.