PESHAWAR: Nowshera Zalmi Greens defeated Khyber Zalmi Greens by seven wickets in match of Azadi Cup here on Tuesday.

Batting first, Khyber Zalmi Greens scored 151 runs with Rehan Afridi scored 40 run. Umer Alam of Nowshera Greens chased the score on loss of three wickets.

Caretaker Chief Minister Dost Muhammad Khan, who was chief guest on the occasion, and Chairman Zalmi Foundation distributed medals and cash prizes among winners and runner up team.

Speaking on the occasion, the caretaker CM lauded services of Zalmi Foundation for promotion of sports in the province and said that foundation has taken tangible steps to explore the hidden talent in Pakhtunkhwa.

He said that organizing such events would encourage youth to spend their energy in creative activities and urged the foundation to continue its efforts for promotion of sports.