- PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf sends his best wishes to the Pakistan squad for the ICC World Cup 2023.
- Ashraf emphasizes unity, stating that the whole nation supports the team despite warm-up game setbacks.
- The Men in Green’s World Cup journey includes key matchups against India, Australia, and England.
The ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 is about to kick off, and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Management Committee Chairman, Zaka Ashraf, has conveyed his heartfelt best wishes to the Pakistan squad as they embark on their campaign. Set to begin on October 6 in Hyderabad against the Netherlands, the Men in Green are gearing up for what promises to be an exhilarating tournament.
In a recently released video, Ashraf expressed unwavering support for the national team, acknowledging the inherent ups and downs in the game of cricket.
“With good wishes and prayers, the Pakistani team will enter the field. Winning or losing is part of the game. The whole nation is with this team,”
he stated, encapsulating the unity between the team and the passionate cricket-loving community in Pakistan.
Ashraf’s optimism shone through as he voiced the collective hope for success, saying,
“Hopefully, this team will compete on the field. We all expect this team to win the World Cup and return home.”
This endorsement reflects the chairman’s steadfast belief in the team’s potential, mirroring the sentiments of millions of fans eagerly awaiting the tournament’s outcome.
Despite setbacks in warm-up games against New Zealand and Australia, where Pakistan faced defeats, Ashraf remains undeterred. New Zealand secured a five-wicket victory, and Australia claimed a 14-run win in these preparatory matches.
The chairman’s focus on upcoming challenges and the potential for redemption underscores the resilient spirit of the Pakistani team.
Pakistan’s Cricket World Cup 2023 Match Schedule
|October 10||Sri Lanka||Hyderabad|
|October 27||South Africa||Chennai|
|November 4||New Zealand||Bengaluru|
With the backing of the entire nation and the chairman’s vote of confidence, the Men in Green are poised to leave an indelible mark on the ICC World Cup 2023.