U.S. diplomats have their first cricket lesson


Pakistani cricketing stars Sikandar Bakht and Sarfraz Ahmed taught the diplomats how to play the sport with proper techniques.

We know that Pakistanis love #cricket. So we decided to learn some cricket skills to impress our Pakistani friends. Who better to teach us than Pakistani cricket super stars #SarfarazAhmed and #SikanderBakht. Check out this video as we get our first cricket lesson. So much fun!

Posted by U.S. Consulate General Karachi on Friday, August 21, 2015

The initiative of the U.S. Consulate General regarding sports diplomacy has been well-received.

#SportsDiplomacy has emerged as an integral part of efforts to build relations between the United States and other nations, including Pakistan, through sports. Watch what renowned #Pakistani cricket analyst Mirza Iqbal Baig has to say about this initiative! Mirza Iqbal Baig

Posted by U.S. Consulate General Karachi on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Sports DiplomacyDid you know that since 2005, more than 300 professional American athletes have visited 83 countries to train thousands of young people through the Sports Diplomacy initiative? Watch what famous Pakistani cricket star Kainat Imtiaz has to share about this US government project.

Posted by U.S. Consulate General Karachi on Wednesday, August 19, 2015