PESHAWAR: Peshawar Zalmi announces the launch of the third league, “The Madrasa Cricket League scheduled to be held here in Peshawar.

The main aim of this league is to promote peace and interfaith harmony among the youth, announces Chairman of Peshawar Zalmi, Javed Khan Afridi.

After launching Pakistan’s first school league and the Global league, Peshawar Zalmi will be holding “Madrasa Cricket League” in collaboration with the Zalmi Foundation and the World Council of Religions.

The first phase of Madrasa league will be played in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) where 10 teams will participate in it.

Peshawar Zalmi has proved that it is not only a cricket franchise, it is a long-term ideology built on the foundation of promoting sports in the region and to empower the youth of KP through the initiatives of Zalmi Foundation

He said, “Through sports, the message of peace and prosperity can be spread throughout the world.”

Through this league, the students of madrasas will be diverted towards cricket and with this, they will also be exposed to religious conferences that will help them in enhancing their knowledge, Javed Afridi said.

In the first phase of the league, following teams will take part:- Al-Haq Smashers, Al-Maqasid Fighters, Al-Hilal Challengers, Al-Nasr Swingers, Al-Wahda Hitters, Al-Wasl Supernovas, Al-Noor All-Rounders, Al-Khair Riders, Al-Muttahidoon Creatives and Al-Ittehad Peace builder.

After phase one in KP, the league will be spread throughout other provinces of the country where there will be a final between the best madrasa teams.