Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has praised the efforts of Pakistan Super League (PSL) in reviving International Cricket back in Pakistan. PSL-2 Champions Peshawar Zalmi met with Chief of Army Staff at General Headquarters today, Inter Services Public Relation said in a Press Release.
Peshawar Zalmi met COAS. Pak peace/sports loving cty. Cricket Pak's most favourite sport,unites nation. Conveyed thanks for foreign players. pic.twitter.com/U5PLh71th5— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) March 11, 2017
COAS General Bajwa congratulated the team and management of Peshawar Zalmi on their success and lauded their performance in the tournament. The Army Chief also appreciated the efforts and hard work by all PSL Franchises and their management for bringing Cricket back in Pakistan. During the meeting, COAS conveyed special thanks to Foreign Players and Guests who came to Pakistan for PSL Final.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that Pakistan is a peace-loving country and cricket has always been the favourite game and a binding force for the nation. The visiting players and management of Peshawar Zalmi thanked the COAS for his kind support as well. They were pleasantly surprised to know about General Bajwa’s interest and attachment with cricket his cricketing expertise and knowledge about records of the sport.
Zalmi Management thanked COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa for his tips and advice. The players ensured COAS that they are also soldiers of Pakistan and stand with Pakistan Army in promoting peace and national harmony. Peshawar Zalmi’s management also acknowledged great sacrifices given by Pakistan Army for bringing peace and stability in the country.
"We r soldiers of Pak & stand with Pak Army in promoting peace & national harmony. Ack sacrifices by Army for bringing peace and stability". pic.twitter.com/vgHDi1glAk— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) March 11, 2017
On 05th March, Peshawar Zalmi defeated Quetta Gladiators in the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL)’s Second Edition. That final was took place in Lahore under tight security provided by Pakistan Army and other Security Forces making it as high–volt match and proved to be an effective event for reviving International Cricket back in Pakistan.