Lahore, September 04, 2023 (PPI-OT): President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Roger Binny, and Vice-President Rajeev Shukla arrived in Lahore on Monday. The Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Management Committee Chairman, Zaka Ashraf, invited them to this tour. During this tour, they will witness Asia Cup match scheduled to take place in Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium on 5 September. Roger Binny and Rajeev Shukla arrived in Pakistan via the Wagah border. Top officials of the Pakistan Cricket Board, including Chief Operating Officer Salman Naseer, warmly welcomed them.
Binny and Shukla were taken to a local hotel in Lahore, where Zaka Ashraf welcomed them. Speaking to the press on this occasion, Zaka Ashraf expressed his happiness at BCCI’s visit to Pakistan, stating that this tour would help strengthen cricket relations between both countries. He also expressed good wishes from both cricket boards for the promotion of cricket activities in the region.
Binny and Shukla expressed their joy on their arrival in Pakistan. Zaka Ashraf, on this occasion, raised their hands with enthusiasm. It is worth noting that Roger Binny was part of the Indian team that won the World Cup in 1983. He toured Pakistan with the Indian team under the leadership of Sunil Gavaskar in 1984.
Along with Roger Binny and Rajeev Shukla, Yudhvir Singh, Secretary of the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association, and Mohammad Akram, Secretary to Vice-President BCCI, also arrived in Lahore.
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