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Zalmi Madrasa League kicks off in style in Peshawar

Zalmi Madrasa League kicks off in style in Peshawar, Head Coach Mohammad Akram and Legendary Cricket Mushtaq Ahmed were present to boost the morale of the players
The 1st day of the Zalmi Madrasa League witnessed some thrilling encounters between the teams with Al Haq Smashers, Al Mutahidoon Creatives, “4th Match Winner” and Al Nujoom Risers winning their first match of the league. The players were super excited and they played with passion and energy. We could see from there enthusiasm that they are here to make their mark on the cricket arena and all they needed was an opportunity.
In the 1st match, Al Haq Smashers won by 62 runs by scoring 122 runs in the first innings courtesy a sensational knock by Sami Ullah who scored 63 runs. Al Maqasid could only score 60 runs and hence lost the match as Ilyas picked up 3 wickets for 20 runs. In the 2nd match, Al Mutahidoon Creatives won by 54 runs by scoring 105 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Waqas scored 50 and Naveed scored 23. In reply Al Itihad lost 8 wickets for 52 runs due to an amazing spell by Ali Zeb who picked up 4 wickets for 11 runs. In the 3rd Match, Al Nujoom Risers won by 7 wickets as they comfortably chased the target of 72 runs. Sabir was unbeaten at 44 and Umar bowled well by picking up 2 wickets for 8 runs.

Mushtaq Ahmed praised the Zalmi Foundation for its efforts in promoting the students of Madrasa and said that “Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision is also the same” as he has urged institutions to promote the Madrasa Students as they are the ambassadors of peace so that the image of Madrasas can be softened. This will also enable us to portray a positive image of Pakistan.

The Zalmi Madrasa League is being held in Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar with the Semi-Finals and Final being held on the 31st of August, 2018. 12 teams are competing against each other for

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