Streets in Melbourne named after Pakistani cricketers
MELBOURNE: The streets in an Australian city has been named after Pakistani reowned cricketers.
Australia has found an exceptionally creative way to attract potential customers into the locality. The country has named such streets and areas after some famous Pakistani cricketers. This news was shared by Geoffrey Shaw, Australia’s High Commissioner to Pakistan.
He took to Twitter and wrote that he was happy to see the streets of Australian city Melbourne named after Pakistani legends Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Javed Miandad, Inzamam-ul-Haq, and Shoaib Akhtar.
Great to see Australian streets named after Pakistani #cricket legends Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Javed Miandad, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Shoaib Akhtar. A sign of enduring 🇦🇺🇵🇰 Australia-Pakistan friendship and the power of our sporting ties https://t.co/Hd1EoKxbkS pic.twitter.com/ZUFKRpcPHQ
— Dr Geoffrey Shaw (@AusHCPak) June 15, 2020
According to Geoffrey Shaw, it is a sign of Pakistan-Australia friendly relations and the power to stay connected through sports. “Australia-Pakistan friendship and the power of our sporting ties,” he added.
Moreover, the streets are also named after renowned Indian cricketers that include Akram Way, Hadlee Street, Tendulkar Drive, Akhtar Avenue, Inzamam Street, Kohli Crescent, Sobers Drive, and Dev Terrace.
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