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Friday, March 1, 2024

PCB to donate gate earning from 1st T20I match against England to flood relief

“As a responsible and caring organization, the PCB has always stood with its fans and public in tough, challenging, and testing times," said PCB in a statement.

PCB to donate gate earnings from the first match of the T20I series against England to the Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund.

Chairman PCB Ramiz Raja expressed his grief and sorrow over the devastating flood. He said PCB stands firmly with the affectees and all those involved in the flood relief and rescue operations.

“As a responsible and caring organization, the PCB has always stood with its fans and public in tough, challenging, and testing times. In this regard, we have decided to donate gate proceeds from the first T20I against England, next month to the Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund,” said PCB Ramiz Raja.

PCB Chairman has asked all cricket fans to buy tickets for the first T20I match against England. He urged fans to buy the tickets in large numbers. He stated that the cricket board has already sent trucks full of food, medicines, and other commodities to flood-affected areas and will continue to assist people and rescue teams in any way they can.

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Raja said: “I encourage all spectators to participate in this initiative by purchasing tickets for the first T20I and turning up in big numbers so that we as a cricketing family can donate a substantial amount to the fund and show solidarity with those affected by the catastrophe.

“We have already sent trucks full of food, medicines, and other commodities to the affected areas and will continue to support our nation and rescue operational teams in any way we can. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the people of Pakistan.”

England team will be visiting Pakistan in September for a seven T20I match series; matches will be played from September 25th till October 2nd. The first match will be played in the National Stadium of Karachi on September 25th. Pakistan will also be playing a T2O World Cup in Australia in October.