Karachi Kings, Quetta Gladiators to play match at Gwadar stadium on Mar 25

GWADAR: Gwadar Cricket Stadium is expected to host a friendly match on March 25, between Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators clash after the conclusion on ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) season six.

As per details, singer-cum presenter Fakhr-e-Alam, who recently organised an exhibition match at the venue announced the news.

“The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has officially informed Balochistan government that they will organise match between Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators at Gwadar on March 25,” Fakhr-e-Alam said in a video on message on Twitter.

The actor is now hopeful that Chief Minister of Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan will give green-signal for this epic game.

It is worth to mention here that, PCB CEO Wasim Khan, who was part of the exhibition game at the venue, also hinted at the game between the two PSL franchise.

“I have plans to organise a festival match between the two PSL franchises. If not this year, then next year we will make it happen.” The Gwadar Cricket Stadium went viral on social media last month after its pictures went viral all over the world.

Earlier, the first-ever cricket match had played at the scenic Gwadar Cricket stadium in Balochistan. This exhibition match had been organized by singer-actor Fakhr-e-Alam in the lush green stadium of Gwadar amidst the mountains of Balochistan.

The match features two teams Showbiz Sharks against the Gwadar Dolphins. British High Commissioner to Pakistan Christian Turner presided over the coin toss at the stadium.

“An honour to preside over coin toss at inaugural #CricketAtGwadar match at beautiful Gwadar stadium,” said the envoy. Gwadar Dolphins had chosen to bowl against Showbiz Sharks.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) Zulfi Bukhari dedicated the match to mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara. Special prayers were also offered for the mountaineer before the match.

“The first match of Gwadar Stadium is being played in honour of the son of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Sadpara, This is the beauty of Pakistan from K2 to Gwadar as tragedies also unite us,” he said.