Ali Farooq 22 August, 2017

Promoting Cricket Talent in Pakistan

Pakistan is a country where talent is found in every person. It’s a land of talent. Cricket is the most popular sport in Pakistan. In recent years, if we throw some light on cricket in Pakistan, we will find that every new player in the cricket has excellent skills. Keeping in view of such talent in Pakistan, many cricket grounds in Islamabad and other cities are being revamped. A lot of cricket promotion taking place in many cities of Pakistan. All this work is done so that people can find opportunities to play cricket more.

The focus of all such activities is to promote the cricket and provide people opportunities to play and practice more. So that the cricket talent can be increased more in Pakistan and the nation can be made much proud with the emerging talent. If we see interest of people in cricket, we will find a lot of people having huge interest in cricket and they want to see Pakistani players winning in cricket. So, keeping all such things in mind, a lot of cricket grounds have been provided to such talented people so that they can practice to make their skills better and better.

Available Cricket Grounds in Islamabad

  • Margalla Cricket Ground located in sector G-9 of Islamabad and it is kept open for 24 hours. A very beautiful and large ground for cricket. According to reviews of some players, they call it the best ground for cricket.
  • Diamond Cricket Ground located at Ibn-e-Sina Road and it remains open between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.
  • Punjab Club Cricket Ground located in Jinnah Avenue and remains open for 24 hours.
  • Shalimar Cricket Ground located in Margalla Avenue Islamabad and remains open for 24 hours.
  • XI Star Cricket Ground located in G-9/3 Islamabad and also remains open for 24 hours.
  • CDA Cricket Stadium located in G-9 and remains open for 24 hours.
  • Al-Muslim Cricket Ground located in F-11.
  • Rawal Kings Cricket Academy Ground.
  • Jinnah Sports Stadium located in Garden Avenue Islamabad. Jinnah Garden is a huge Park having many other facilities also. Cricket ground is one of the best facility in Jinnah Garden Avenue.

Many of these Cricket Ground remains open for 24 hours and people can practice to become the best. There are a lot of cricket teams at young age level in Pakistan. Young children also play cricket in streets and they also have their own teams. So, cricket is played by almost every age level.

All official domestic tournaments are governed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Pakistan is also an official member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Asian Cricket Council. Almost all cities and villages in Pakistan have their own cricket teams and unofficial tournaments. Pakistani children start playing the game at a young age. The game is one of the most popular form of sports in the country. There are a lot of domestic cricket tournaments in Pakistan. Some of important tournaments are following:

  • Quaid-i-Azam Trophy
  • Pakistan Super League
  • National One-day Championship
  • Faysal Bank T20 Cup
  • Patron's Trophy
  • Pakistan Cup

All these tournaments promote cricket very much and people get more interested by playing and watching these tournaments live. Pakistan Super League is one of the finest tournaments. Though it is not played in the grounds of Pakistan but still it incites enthusiasm in people and it’s about time that it gets back to the stadiums of Pakistan.