"Despite this system we won because of the huge raw talent we have".
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday defended his decision to change the domestic cricket structure in the country, insisting that after initial teething problems the new system will produce world class talent.
On the other hand, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday signed a three-year broadcast deal with PTV Sports for a sum of $ 200 million and also a cable distribution agreement with I-Media Communications Services.
"Pakistan can become unbeatable if we manage to mend and improve our mismanaged system", he added. All of them spoke on the domestic cricket structure. Of.
Mani said the step would provide an opportunity to the fans to watch good competitive cricket nearly throughout the year and follow their favourite teams in the domestic season.
"There are two important things [needed in order to stand out in the game]: the first is to introduce healthy competition and secondly, to bring people on merit", he added.
Since the PCB underwent major overhaul previous year as departmental system was scrapped in favour of new regional cricket structure, the prime minister expressed the confidence that the domestic cricket would revive the glory of cricket in the country.
According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, Zimbabwe Cricket chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani said he was "hopeful we will be cleared to travel to Pakistan" and that an official announcement would be made shortly.
Recalling the times when the state-owned PTV was broadcast across South Asia, the premier said: "As they say, you survive when you adapt". The global and digital rights will be sold later.
We hope that with our newly-introduced reforms the institution will see an improvement, with better revenues and quality of content, he added.
Misbah, Hafeez and Azhar had requested to meet with the PM. It termed the agreement as a landscape-changing deal that will make Pakistan cricket bigger and stronger.
When the system is changed, there are no immediate results, the premier reasoned.