Srinagar: Two Kashmiri cricketers, working in Dubai have made it to the final selection trials of Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchisee side Peshawar Zalmi, reported a sports website.
According to the report published on Pro-Sports, Farooq Ahmed of Nishat and Hilal Maqbool of Tarzoo Sopore participated in the talent hunt drive by Peshawar Zalmi in Dubai. In the trials around 300 cricketers participated.
“During the ongoing talent hunt drive by Peshawar Zalmi two of our Kashmiri brothers made it into the final trials. The final trial was held at ICC Academy Dubai on October 20. Peshawar Zalmi owner Javid Afridi was present and the trial was held under Cricketer Shahid Afridi and Peshawar Zalmi Head Coach Muhammad Akram,” said Saifaan Ahmed.
“We are waiting for the final results to be declared soon. Pakistan is extending its support to Kashmiri’s overseas by providing them opportunities and platform to showcase their talent,” he added.
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