Imran envisions K-P with cricket stadiums in all districts

PTI Chairman says a talent hunt will start for under 17s in K-P.

APP/noorwali Shah/Mariam Essa October 13, 2013
PTI Chairman Imran Khan at the cricket match in Peshawar. PHOTO: MUHAMMAD IQBAL/EXPRESS

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-insaaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, while speaking after the T20 Peace Cricket match held in Peshawar, announced plans to build large stadiums in all districts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), Express News reported on Sunday.

The PTI Sports and Culture Forum held the game between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peace XI and Pakistan Peace XI at Arbab Niaz Stadium in Peshawar. Imran Khan was the chief guest at the event.

Pakistan Peace XI won the match in the 19th over, scoring 181 runs. Shahid Afridi made 66 runs for the team.

Imran Khan said that a talent hunt will be started for under 17s in K-P. He added that coaches will be hired to carry out the search in the seven agencies of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to find strong players to play in the K-P cricket team.

The Pakistan team will be made stronger by the K-P team, said Imran, adding that Shoaib Akhtar was discovered during a talent hunt.

Below are a few of top tweets about the match:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peace XI:

Imran Nazir, Shezad Ahmad, Inzamam ul Haq (captain), Muhammad Yousaf, Younis Khan, Abdul Razaq, Khalid Latif, Sohail Tanvir, Mushtaq Ahamd, Shoaib Akhtar, Muhammad Khalil, Umar Amin, Zahid Fazal, Ali Naqvi, Manzoor Elahi, Mohsin Kamal, Akram Raza, Aqib Javed, Ashraf Ali, Rameez Raja, Naveed Anjum, Shahid Anwar, Saeed Anwar, Muhammad Hasan, Akhtar Sarfaraz, Taufeeq Ahmad and Aamir Sohail

Pakistan Peace XI:

Shahid Afridi, Yasir Hameed, Ijaz Ahmad, Salim Malik, Kamran Akmal, Muhammad Irfan, Shahid Malik, Muhammad Azam, Abdul Qadir (captain), Umar Gul, Shabir Ahmad, Nasir Jamshed, Wajahat Ullah Wasti, Roa Iftikhar, Rashid Anwar, Zahoor Elahi, Moin Khan, Muhammad Sami, Abdul Rehman, Imran Farhat, Mohsin Kamal.


pulseller | 8 years ago | Reply

Yes, building cricket stadiums will solve all of KPK's problems. When that poor child gets hungry, he can eat wickets for breakfast.

ayaz ayaz ayazahmedkh ayaz | 8 years ago | Reply

ayaz ahmed khan

Shahid Afrifi delighted Peshawi,s with his 68 runs Boom Boom Afridi was in great form. He should have hit a century. Next time inshallsh. Instea of his bombastic statement of building stadiums in every district, he should have said, that the next stadium will be in Mardan. Kohat or Bannu. KP does not have spare money for 40 stadiums. Congratulations KP for the successful cricket match.

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