It is a fact there is unlimited talent in Pakistani youth, be it from madrasa or other institution.

(Web Desk) – In Arbab Niaz Stadium Peshawar, first Madrasa Cricket League has initiated. 12 teams from different madrassas are taking part in it. It is the unique league which is giving a chance to Madrasa students to explore their talent. Better known as Zalmi Madrasa League, it is being held in collaboration of Peshawar Zalmi, Zalmi Foundation and the World Council of Religions. The role of provincial government cannot be ignored as well. The initiative was taken by Peshawar Zalmi whose owner Javed Afridi is dedicated to promote cricket in KP.

Director General Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Junaid Khan said, “Certainly Peshawar Zalmi appreciated the support extending by Director General in this noble cause.”

“Our next objective is to bring in new ways to promote interfaith harmony,” he said, adding, Zalmi Madrasa Cricket League is the first step in bringing this objective to life.”

The teams will fight with each other on scorching ground for four days; each of them will attempt its best to prove itself exemplary. Acclaimed leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed inaugurated the league and asked students to take part in it. He liked the league and believed that this will prove to be the suitable event for madrassas students to express their abilities.

It is indeed a fact that there is unlimited talent in Pakistani youth, be it from madrasa or any other educational institution. The only thing required is the provision of opportunities which can be generated through these types of leagues.

Edited and translated by Junaid Ali Malik