ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has organized a reception in honour of Pakistani cricketer Immad Wasim who hit the historic six against Sri Lanka in the last T20 and won the match for Pakistan. Ashfaq Hussain Chatha, acting president, M. Shakeel Munir, senior vice president, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sports Committee members of ICCI, representatives of Islamabad Cricket Association and Rawalpindi Islamabad Sports Journalists Association as well as members of the business community were present at the occasion.
Speaking at the reception ceremony, cricketer Immad Wasim said that he would always cherish the last over of second T20 against Sri Lanka as he managed to snatch a difficult match for Pakistan. He thanked Allah for this great achievement and also thanked the whole nation who was praying for Pakistan’s victory. He said it was just his beginning and he would like to play many such memorable matches for Pakistan. He said he will give his 100 percent in every cricket match and will try his best to come upto the expectations of the nation in every format of the game.
Ashfaq Hussain Chatha, acting president, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that Rawalpindi/Islamabad region has produced great cricketers like Shoaib Akhtar and Azhar Mahmood and it was an honor and a source of pride for us to have another emerging cricketer like Immad Wasim from this region.
He expressed good wishes for Immad Wasim and hoped that he would prove a great asset for the country in the field of cricket. He also lauded the role of Islamabad Cricket Association and Rawalpindi Islamabad Sports Journalists Association for hunting good talent and promoting sports in the region. He also thanked ICCI Sports Committee members for organizing successful ceremony in honor of cricketer Immad Waseem.
Shakeel Munir senior vice president ICCI, Nasir Iqbal President Islamabad Cricket Association, Abdul Mohi Shah chairman and Mohsin Ali president Rawalpindi Islamabad Sports Journalists Association, anchorperson Aalia Rasheed, Zahid Farooq Malik, Rana Tanveer, Shakeel Awan, Ibrar Rizvi and members of business community also congratulated Immad Waseem for showing good performance for Pakistan. Naeem Siddiqui Member ICCI announced a cash prize for cricketer Immad Waseem.