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The inaugural ceremony of the cricket tournament in Upper Dir district. – Photo by Nasar Zada

DIR, August 21: Third Azadi Cup Tournament has started in Upper Dir district.

The first match of the tournament was played at the Pyazakai Cricket Ground between the Palaam Eleven and Shaheen Eleven.

The Palaam Eleven scored 126 runs in specified 15 overs through three wickets while batting first. In response, the Shaheen Eleven could score only 116 runs in 15 overs.

The tournament will continue for 10 days and 14 teams of the district will participate in the event.