‘We will bid for ICC events by Oct-Nov this year’ Wasim Khan

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s chief executive Wasim Khan said they are working hard for bidding ICC events this year in October.

Speaking to reporters in Lahore on Saturday, the CEO said Pakistan has hosted several international matches including Pakistan Super League (PSL) since 2018 and now they are aiming to host ICC events.

“By October-November this year, we will submit our application to bid ICC events between 2023-31. We have shown interest in seven to eight ICC events and for that, we need to work hard. We are focused and preparing our portfolio for a strong bid,” he said.

“Meanwhile, we are also working on Future Tours Program 2023-27 with ICC and fellow cricket boards,” he shared. Talking about the South Africa tour of Pakistan after 14 years, Khan said it was an emotional moment for him and the whole country. “Everyone wanted big teams to come to Pakistan. I am really excited for this series and hoping to make it a big one,” he concluded.