Pakistan XI play UK Media XI in North Waziristan on Sep 21: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: A cricket match will be held between Pakistan XI and UK Media XI in Miranshah, a town in the North Waziristan Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, on Thursday, September 21, DG ISPR said.

In a tweet posted today, DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said the match will be telecast live from Miranshah.

“Cricket in NWA. Pak XI plays UK Media XI on 21 Sep 17. Live telecast from Miranshah. Peace & prosperity is our destiny for Peaceful Pakistan.”

The UK team is part of an 18-member group of journalists, lawyers, businessmen and academics aged between 21-62, which is touring Pakistan with the aim to improve the country’s image as a sporting nation.

Of the 18 members of the squad, 14 are players, one is an umpire while the rest, including two women, are the organisers.