‘Gaddafi’s wish was fulfilled…’: Wasim Akram says Pakistan can only dream of building a stadium like Dharamsala. cricket news

NEW DELHI: Himachal Pradesh Cricket The HPCA Stadium, located in the center of Dharamshala, has attracted a lot of attention over the past few weeks by hosting India’s fifth and final Test match against England.
Considered one of the most beautiful cricket venues in the world, the Dharamsala Stadium is nestled amidst the picturesque Dhauladhar mountain range of Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by lush greenery and snow-capped Himalayas, this stadium offers spectators an unparalleled experience, where the beauty of the surroundings only rivals the intensity of the cricket on display.
With its unique setting at 1,457 meters above sea level, the stadium remains famous for the beauty of its landscapes. And the beauty of Dharamshala is admired not only by Indian fans but also by cricket lovers around the world.
Recently, the Dharmasala-based ground took center stage during Pakistan’s famous sports show, The Pavilion, aired on A Sports channel, where the cricket legend Wasim Akram spoke to a fan questioning the lack of picturesque stadiums in Pakistan.
When asked why PCB was not investing in building new grounds in northern Pakistan, drawing a close comparison with the Dharamsala Stadium in India and the Queenstown Stadium in New Zealand, Akram openly replied: “We can’t even maintain three stadiums, (Baki kaha naya bana lenge) how could we make a new one? (Gaddafi ki chhat dekhi hai) Have you seen the roof of the Gaddafi Stadium what did they show with the drone? We can’t even control the three we have. We can only dream of making a new one. But we have enough space to build a new stadium. Abbottabad is a very beautiful ground. »
Meanwhile, in the fifth match of the series between India and England at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala, India won a dominant victory by an innings and 64 runs, winning the series 4–1.
Ravichandran Ashwin showed his genius by taking five wickets in the second innings, joining elite company alongside spin legends Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne and Anil Kumble as the only bowlers to achieve the feat in their 100th Test.

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