Miandad to visit China next monthFebruary 12th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.12 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Javed Miandad will tour China as a cricket ambassador next month, an official of the sports ministry said Thursday.
Miandad believes China, which he will tour from March 9 to 15, had the potential to be a cricket power.
I have no doubt that they could excel in the field of cricket, like they did in other sports,”” The News quoted him, as saying.
Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari, who is also patron-in-chiefof the Pakistan Cricket Board, appointed Miandad as cricket ambassador to China in December last year.
Miandad, who played 124 Tests and scored a Pakistan record of 8,832 runs with 23 centuries, quit as director general of the PCB last month, unhappy with the terms of the offered contract. (ANI)