Geo Super Pakistan’s first sports channel planned to bring the Super Tape Ball Cricket Season 1 from Asghar Ali Shah Stadium, Karachi. The matches were to be played on 17th January, 2012 (Friday). 1st Semi Final was to played at 7:00 PM PST, 2nd Semi Final at 8:30 PM PST and Final match at 10:30 PM PST. But till 12:30 AM PST (18th January, 2012) the matches was not broadcasted and according to Geo Super there was some problem in flood lights of Asghar Ali Shah Stadium.
Thousands of viewers were annoyed that they were unable to see the Tape Ball Cricket matches. Tape Ball Cricket is very famous in Karachi. Local boy Shahid Afridi has also played lot of tape ball cricket in his early days of cricket.
Youngsters as well senior plays Tape Ball cricket in Karachi a lot. Shield 31 balls, power plus balls are used in tape ball cricket. Nitto Tapes are wrapped on these balls to make it heavy. Tape Ball Cricket is as is peak in Karachi during Ramazan. Many night matches of tape ball are organised during Ramazan.