Ramiz Raja honors green shirts for outstanding performance
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja has held a ceremony at Gaddafi Stadium to honor the Pakistani team’s outstanding performance throughout the calendar year 2021.
Alongside the national team, Abid Ali and Sajid Khan also made an appearance at the ceremony. cricketers received awards for outstanding performance in 2021.
Ramiz had met the High Performance Center players on an earlier date.
Some key players including Skipper Babar Azam, Vice Captain Shadab Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Former Skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed, Imad Waseem and few others were present.
Saqlain Mushtaq, former national team interim coach was also present.
“It was an outstanding season and we will appreciate the players,” Raja said while praising the team’s collective effort throughout the year.
“I hope the performance will also remain good in the future,” he added.
PCB head coach Mohamamd Waseem also praised the team for their outstanding performance at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
“The credit for a good performance goes to both the captain and the players,” Wasim said.
He said with a coronavirus outbreak and insufficient time for such meetings, it was time to have a meaningful conversation with the players.
The national team has received a lot of love and appreciation for making the country proud with their individual and collective performances. Take a look at some examples:
- Pakistan beat India for the first time in a world cup game at the 2021 T20 World Cup.
- Pakistan have qualified for the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2021.
- Pakistan have won seven out of nine Test matches in 2021.
- Won two out of six ODIs in 2021 and 20 out of 29 T20Is.