"Peace & prosperity is our destiny," says DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor. Photo: Facebook

 (Web Desk) - Following the revival of international cricket in the country, Pakistan army in collaboration with Pakistan Cricket Board and Pakistan Super League’s franchise Peshawar Zalmi held Peace Cup 2017 – an exhibition cricket match between Pakistan XI and UK Media XI in Miranshah of North Waziristan Agency.

Hundreds of spectators along with the governor of KP and military officials from the Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) witnessed the match at the Younas Khan stadium.

While the guests were able to make 120 runs in 20 overs, an excellent innings by Shahid Afridi earlier had helped Pakistan XI score a total of 254 runs against UK Media XI.

Winning the match by 133 runs, Pakistan XI starred Inzamam ul Haq, Younis Khan, Shahid Afridi, Junaid Khan, Kamran Akmal, Wajahatullah Wasti, Riaz Afridi, Umer Gul, and Mushtaq Ahmed.


Pakistan XI and UK Media XI align for the national anthem prior to the Twenty20 match of Peace Cup in Miranshah. Photo: Twitter


A stunning view of the Younas Khan stadium’s backdrop. Photo: PCB 


Pakistan XI en-route to Miranshah in an army helicopter. Photo: Twitter


Pakistan XI stepping into the ground prior to the exhibition match. Photo: Twitter


A Pakistan XI batsmen plays a shot. Photo: PCB


PSL 2017’s trophy that was claimed by Peshawar Zalmi displayed at the Younas Khan stadium. Photo: Peshawar Zalmi/Twitter


Bird’s eye-view of the Younas Khan stadium in Miranshah. Photo: Facebook