Pakistan’s first ever Madrasa League is starting from tomorrow in Peshawar.
The famous Pakistani spin bowling sensation and current spin bowling consultant of Peshawar Zalmi and England Cricket Team, gave his wholehearted congratulations to Zalmi Foundation and chairman Javed Afridi for the starting of the Zalmi Madrasa League from tomorrow.
“Hoping to find some great new talent from the first ever Zalmi Madrasa League, says @PeshawarZalmi & @ECB_cricket spin consultant coach, @Saqlain_Mushtaq in his latest interview with Zalmi TV. #ZalmiMadrasaLeague #HumBhiKhelengay pic.twitter.com/U7UaOCGKnh
— PeshawarZalmi (@PeshawarZalmi) August 27, 2018
He believes that the tournament will be fruitful for the Madrasa Students and more talent will be seen coming into the cricket arena.
Zalmi Madrasa League, which is an initiative of Peshawar Zalmi through the Zalmi Foundation will take place from 28th-31st August in Peshawar.
After executing the first ever school league and global league, the number brand of PSL in terms of brand value, Peshawar Zalmi, brings you the first ever cricket Madrasa League, the “Zalmi Madrasa League”, which will take place from 28th-31st August 2018 in Peshawar.
Zalmi Madrasa League is joint venture of Peshawar Zalmi, Zalmi Foundation and the World Council of Religions. The matches will take place from 28th-31st August 2018 in Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar. Another important entity which is making this event possible is the office of the Directorate General of Sports of KP.
Their support in accommodation, transportation and implementation of the event is appreciated. The first match will be played between Al Haq Smashers and AlMaqasid Fighters in Arbab Niaz Stadium on 28th August 2018. The semi-finals and final of the event will take place on 31st August 2018 at Arbab Niaz Stadium.
12 teams will be competing against each other for the final prize. The teams participating are:
Al Haq Smashers
Al Maqasid Fighters
Al Hilal Challengers
Al Wahda Hitters
Al Noor All Rounders
Al Khair Riders
Al Mutahidoon Creatives
Ittehad Peace Builders
Al Fatah Record Sitters
Al Nujoom Risers
Al Qurra Stars
Al Barq Thunders
Chairman Javed Afridi has once again proved that Peshawar Zalmi is not just a cricket franchise but it is an entity that aims to promote sports in KP. Not only this, but the Zalmi Foundation has been involved in many projects to empower the youth and women.
“Our next objective is to bring in new ways to promote interfaith harmony. Zalmi Madrasa League is the first step in bringing this objective to life,” said Javed Afridi
Zalmi Madrasa League will not just only provide the youth with a proper cricket platform but will also allow the exchange of ideas and thoughts among the different Madrasa students and promote healthy dialogues. Students belonging to different school of thought, Madrasas, will participate in the Zalmi Madrasa League.