Comedy Show & Discussion: The Future of Cricket in Pakistan

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:15pm
B-3, SDSB Building, LUMS

Cricket lovers rejoice!

The Office of Alumni Relations in collaboration with Cricingif, a digital cricket coverage platform, is bringing to you a one-of-a-kind cricket-focused Stand-Up Comedy Show and Panel Discussion titled

The Future of Cricket in Pakistan

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 6:15 pm
Venue: B-3, SDSB Building, LUMS

The star of the evening will be Dennis Freedman, a popular Australian cricket journalist, radio host and comedian, who is currently on a hilariously adventurous tour of Pakistan. Dennis will perform a humorous stand-up comedy special about all things cricket and Pakistan, after which we will invite a panel of incredibly informed cricket affiliates (including Dennis!) to engage in discussions about bringing international cricket back to Pakistan, the love of the sport among Pakistanis, and building grassroots training and facilities for new talent.

The panelists for the evening include:

  • Dennis Freedman – Australian cricket journalist, comedian and radio host. Find out more at
  • Ahmer Naqvi – Content Director, Cricingif; Journalist, ESPNCricinfo; Media Manager, Islamabad United; Content Director, Patari
  • Imran Ahmad Khan – LUMS BSc 2014/Columbia 2017; Head of Player Acquisition & Management, PSL
  • Qasim Zafar – LUMS BS 2014; Founder & CCO, Cricingif; Founder & CEO, Savaree (acquired by Careem)
  • Haider Azhar - TV host/anchor, PTV; General Manager, Multan Sultans; Associate, Aitzaz Ahsan and Associates
  • Anam Nadeem - Selected for national team, but couldn’t continue due to family pressure

If you are even the slightest bit curious about Pakistani cricket, or you want to enjoy some great laughs in the presence of some brilliant people, do not miss out on this fun-tastic event!

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We look forward to seeing you there!