With PSL5 on full swing, Peshawar Zalmi captain Darren Sammy and batting mentor Hashim Amla along with franchise owner Javed Afridi and Muhammad Akram on Wednesday met Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad.
During the meeting, PM Imran Khan congratulated West Indies star batsman Sammy on receiving honourary Pakistani citizenship and praised him for playing his role in reviving international cricket in the country.
PM Imran Khan also said that he was happy that the whole Pakistan Super League is being staged in Pakistan.
“People are happy too,” PM Imran said. “It is encouraging to see the stadiums filled with enthusiastic spectators.”
“This will send a positive message from Pakistan to the world,” he added.
Foreign players of Peshawar Zalmi, Hashim Amla and Darren Sammy, along with Javed Afridi and Muhammad Akram called on Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI at Islamabad.#PTI #Pakistan pic.twitter.com/BDJC77KhMB
— PTI (@PTIofficial) March 4, 2020
Earlier, PM Imran Khan had a meeting with Windies legend Sir Vivian Richards, Australian great Greg Chappell and Shane Watson at his official residence in Islamabad.