A-Sports, Pakistan’s first HD sports channel, launched on Saturday in a ceremony organized by Fakhr-e-Alam and attended by Mr Salman Iqbal, President and CEO of ARY Digital Network.
Salman Iqbal, speaking at the event, stated that the channel, which is the first of its type in Pakistan, will promote not only cricket but all professional sport events in the country.
Salman Iqbal, who also owns the Karachi Kings of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), stated that he has always sought to support local sports and athletes and to provide them with abundant opportunities to display themselves on a bigger platform.
“A-Sports is behind this cause, and we will attempt to promote every single sport in the country through this channel,” Salman Iqbal stated.
The channel will also broadcast the T20 World Cup next year and the ICC ODI World Cup 2023, according to Salman Iqbal.
Anwar Maqsood, a prominent writer and humorist, as well as legendary cricketers such as Pakistan pacer Waqar Younis, Wahab Riaz and former captain Misbah-ul-Haq, attended the launch ceremony.
Starting on October 17, Sunday, the channel will broadcast the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. Legendary cricketers Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Misbah-ul-Haq, and pacer Wahab Riaz will provide pre-match and post-match insight to A-Sports fans.