Showbiz personalities travelled to Gwadar to partake in a friendly cricket match held at the newly-inaugurated Gwadar Cricket Stadium, now dedicated to the late alpinist, Ali Sadpara. The ground staff and members of the entertainment fraternity reached the scenic city a day before the match on Thursday.
The opening ceremony commenced with a prayer for the deceased mountaineer who was officially declared dead on Thursday after a long search operation around the K2 summit. Ever since the official statement came out, the whole nation has been mourning Sadpara’s demise including many celebrities who have been making prayers and lamenting his loss.
Originally the match was announced by Fakhr e Alam who had posted multiple photos of the Gwadar cricket stadium. The actors including Salman Saeed, Daniyal Arshad, Faysal Quraishi, Saleem Sheikh, Ali Zafar, Aijaz Aslam, Ayesha Toor, Zhalay Sarhadi, Nauman Habib, Nadeem Jaffery, Nadia Hussain, and more could be seen in the picturesque stadium.
The Gwadar stadium has received a warm response for its breathtaking visuals from the cricketing community around the world. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has praised the stadium saying, “Show us a more picturesque sports venue than the Gwadar cricket stadium in Balochistan. We'll wait.”