Nadeem Omar aims to build cricket museum in Karachi

Nadeem Omar aims to build cricket museum in Karachi

KARACHI: The newly elected president of the Karachi City Cricket Association (KCCA), Nadeem Omar aims to build Museum containing cricket memories, Library and High performance centre in the city to highlight the achievements of the National heroes belongs to Karachi.

Nadeem who officially took charge as the president of KCCA 10 days ago, while talking to the ARY news said that there is a need to highlight the accomplishments of our past heroes including Zaheer Abbas, Jawed Miandad and Hanif Mohammad.

“We don’t have any museum to showcase what we have done over the years,”

He said that they have asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to allot them the free space behind the National stadium so that they can establish their office there and start working properly.

“We are in talks with the PCB and I request them to provide us the space behind National Stadium which is not being used since long,”

The owner of Quetta Gladiators (one of the franchises of PSL) is also lined up to construct KCCA stadium with proper infrastructure for the players of the city.

“Building proper stadium of KCCA is one of our top priorities,”

On the other hand he talked about the young talent exists in Karachi and said that youngsters need hard work to accomplish their set goals.

“We would definitely work on to push young talented players forward and try to give them ample opportunities to display their talent in front of the World,”

He added that they are planning to hold a couple of campaigns to find young emerging talent in Karachi to form several teams.

“We will work on the players and form a team comprising of best possible young players we have and then that team will be sent to either Australia or England,”

Meanwhile he applauded the performance showed by the Pakistan Test team against Ireland and England and said that he was not surprised by anything as he was having full faith in the team.

“I think the young players are putting their 100 percent and their spirit is really appreciable,

Nadeem also appreciated Mickey Arthur and Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed they way they have put their inputs in uplifting the team’s performance.

“Mickey has changed the culture of Pakistan’s cricket which indeed is helping the team to pull off some top-notch results,”