Zaheer Abbas appreciates ICC role in bringing international cricket back to Pakistan

LAHORE: Former president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Zaheer Abbas has commended the part of the representing body in the resumption of international cricket in Pakistan by sending the World XI to the cricket-starved nation.

“ICC has made a gigantic job with regards to by supplementing the endeavors of the Pakistan Cricket Board in bringing back global cricket and its part will dependably be recalled in Pakistan cricket history,” he told APP here on Thursday in front of the third and last T20 international of the Independence Cup series.

Zaheer Abbas, a previous Pakistan captain and a batting extraordinary, said that without the hard and fast help of the ICC it would not have been conceivable to organize the voyage through World XI, which has opened the entryways of international cricket in Pakistan.

“Punjab government and our security offices also played a foremost role in guaranteeing this tip top cricket occasion by giving foolproof security to the international players and authorities,” he said.

“Both (PCB and the ICC) worked hard together in close coordination to address the issue of return of international cricket and comparative endeavors are required in future also to have such international events in the country on general premise,” he declared.

The ‘Asian Bradman’ called attention to that amid his stretch with the ICC, he also energized and bolstered the moves of the PCB for the resumption of international cricket in Pakistan.