Younis Khan blames PCBs poor facilities for absence of quality players

January 6th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI  

Lahore, Jan.6 (ANI): Pakistans top middle order batsman, Younis Khan, has urged the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to provide better sporting facilities at the domestic arena to uplift the standards of the sport in the country.
Khan said that the PCB should provide better facilities to participating teams in domestic cricket.
“The PCB needs to ensure that the pitches are sporting enough for both batsmen and bowlers and not one-sided,” the Nation quoted Khan, as saying.
Khan said that the country’’s cricket grounds, where domestic matches are held, lack even basic facilities.
Commenting on the standard of the domestic cricket in the country, he said: “What is good is that despite the poor facilities and pitches, the quality of cricket has been good at the domestic level this season.
Khan criticised the PCB for failing to provide world class facilities to budding cricketers in the country.
“If the board wanted to improve standard of cricket in the country and produce quality players, they must ensure that best facilities are available in the domestic circuit, he said. (ANI)

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