Cricket fever to light up Ramazan in Karachi

May 21, 2018 Off By Web Desk

Every year, with the arrival of holy month of Ramazan, Karachi, host Ramazan cricket tournaments.

This year despite the scorching heat in the city, Karachites are continuing this three-decade-old tradition.

This time around Karachi is hosting several Ramazan tournaments. Noted among them are being played at Moin Khan Cricket Academy, Aga Khan Gymkhana, Asghar Ali Shah Cricket Stadium, Naya Nazimabad Ground and Karachi Gymkhana.

As part of these major tournaments, at least 20 small level tournaments are also being played in the city.

For many, these tournaments are just entertainment, but they provide a good source of income to thousands of people.

At least 1500 cricketers from all over the country participate in these tournaments.

While talking about these tournaments Pakistani cricketer Kamran Akmal said Ramazan tournaments are very good opportunity in terms of income as well as practice for all the players.

Newly elected president of Karachi City Cricket Association Nadeem Omar said that these tournaments are a part of Karachi’s identity.

Source: Radio Pakistan