The Gwadar Cricket Stadium, dubbed by netizens as the world’s most beautiful ground, is hosting its first ever cricket match on Friday.
The exhibition match, dedicated to legendary Pakistani climber Ali Sadpara, was played between the Showbiz Sharks Vs the Gwadar Dolphins.
The Showbiz Sharks is led by PCB CEO Waseem Khan.
Showbiz figures – Fakhr-Alam, Faysal Qureishi, Ali Zafar, Saleem Sheikh, Aijaz Aslam, Shezad Roy, Sami Khan, Kamran Jeelani, Salman Saeed, Ali Safina and Noman Habib.
Special Assistant to the Pirme Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfi Bukhari is captaining the second team which also includes Ali Zaidi and the GOC Gwadar.
British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Christian Turner, officiated the toss between Zulfi Bukhari and Waseem Khan.
The world's most beautiful Gwadar cricket stadium is hosting an exhibition match for the first time. You won’t find another cricket stadium like this on earth.
The 1st ever match at Gwadar Stadium is dedicated to Muhammad Ali Sadpara. #CricketAtGwadar pic.twitter.com/chwuVf0HoN
— Elliott Jenson (@EliottJenson) February 19, 2021
— Christian Turner (@CTurnerFCDO) February 19, 2021
“What a stadium,” said Turner. “It’s the most beautiful stadium in the world, in my opinion,” he added.
The scenic stadium gained global faim when the International Cricket Council (ICC) shared it pictures on official Twitter handle.
Ye hum hain
Ye humara toss hai
Aur yahan cricket ho rahi hai 🏏
— Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & HRD 🇵🇰 (@mophrd) February 19, 2021