Vishal Mehra ∙ Sep 22 2022, 7:30 AM

PAK vs ENG: PCB generates Rs 13M for flood relief from first T20I

image-l8cof081It was a full house in Karachi [PC: Twitter]

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) revealed that the first T20I in Karachi between Pakistan and England generated Rs 13 Million from gate revenue alone, which will be donated to the Prime Minister's relief fund for flood victims.

The visitors' England, led by Moeen Ali, won the 1st T20I quite comfortably and gained a 1-0 lead.

Ever since August, Pakistan has been plagued by floods that have witnessed as many as 33 million people displaced. PCB President Ramiz Raja in his statement confirmed the same while thanking fans for flocking to the National Stadium for a worthy cause.

"Since we have announced earlier that all the revenue generated from the first T20I against England will go to the PM Flood Relief Funds, we are delighted to announce that Rs13 million have been generated. The money will be donated to the PM Relief Fund.

A packed National Stadium watched the first T20. Cricket has once again demonstrated that it unites our passionate nation, and thanks all the spectators who turned up to the match and contributed towards this noble cause."

The second of the seven-match T20I series will take place today evening at the same venue, which will also host the third and fourth ties.

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