PM announces Rs10 mln each for cricket team players


—Radio Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced ten million rupees cash each for the winning cricket team.

In a statement, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said that the prime minister announced the prize money to acknowledge players efforts in winning the ICC championship.

She said encouraging young players will promote sports culture in Pakistan. She said the national cricket team presented outclass game in all fields during the final.

The Minister of State said the team has made the entire nation proud.—Radio Pakistan