Gaddafi stadium to turn pink today

2019-10-09 at 15:21

Gaddafi stadium in Lahore will turn pink during the third T20I between Pakistan and Sri Lanka to raise awareness regarding breast cancer.

As per a press release by the Pakistan Cricket Board a ceremony would be held before the third T20I between Pakistan and Sir Lanka, which would be attended by Pakistan President Dr Arif Alvi and the Chairperson of the Pakistan Cricket Board—Ehsan Mani.

The statement added that the President would pin pink ribbons on both team captains, while players and the match officials would don the ribbons during the match span.

The stumps for the last T20I of the series would be branded in pink whereas the sponsors of the series would also be changing the colours of their brands in the ground to pink.

The cricket board has asked the fans to wear pink for supporting the cause.

The PCB stated that Pakistan has got the highest number of breast cancer cases amongst all the Asian nations and the step is a part of an awareness campaign.