LAHORE: Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz reached Lahore overnight to attend his fatherâ€™s funeral prayers, which will take place today (Wednesday) in Model Town after Zuhr prayers.
Wahabâ€™s father Sheikh Sikander passed away in a hospital in Doha, Qatar on Monday. Wahab, his brother and mother were in Doha at that time.
The bowler tweeted yesterday that the funeral prayers will be offered on Wednesday at E-block Model Town Lahore Mosque at 1:15 PM.
Chairman PCB Shahryar Khan, Chairman Executive Committee Najam Sethi and Chief Operating Officer Subhan Ahmad along with Wahabâ€™s teammates offered their heartfelt condolences to the cricketer.
â€œThe entire PCB family expresses their deepest sympathies to Wahab Riaz on this sad occasion. May the soul of the departed rest in eternal peace and grant the family and the dear ones the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss,â€ a PCB spokesman said in a statement.