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Pakistan XI rout UK Media XI by 133 runs in Miranshah cricket event

SAMAA | - Posted: Sep 21, 2017 | Last Updated: 3 years ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Sep 21, 2017 | Last Updated: 3 years ago
MIRANSHAH: Pakistan XI beat UK Media XI by 133 runs in the Peace Cup 2017 cricket match which was played at Miranshah’s Younis Khan Stadium in North Waziristan on Thursday, Samaa reported. UK Media XI won the toss and chose to field against Pakistan XI. Pakistan XI scored 253/4 in their given 20 overs thanks to...

MIRANSHAH: Pakistan XI beat UK Media XI by 133 runs in the Peace Cup 2017 cricket match which was played at Miranshah's Younis Khan Stadium in North Waziristan on Thursday, Samaa reported.

UK Media XI won the toss and chose to field against Pakistan XI.

Pakistan XI scored 253/4 in their given 20 overs thanks to blistering half centuries by Shahid Afridi and Kamran Akmal.

Chasing 254 runs to win the match, UK Media XI could only manage to score 120 runs on the scoreboard.

National anthems of Pakistan and United Kingdom were played before the match begun amid tight security

Chief Selector of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Inzamam-ul-Haq said that international cricket will return to the country soon. He added, "The match is sending a message to the entire world that Pakistan is a peaceful country."

Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor and Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmad Butt are present on the occasion.

Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor and Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmad Butt are present on the occasion.

DG ISPR stated that that that Pakistan will prove it is a peaceful country via Peace Cup 2017.

Large number of children and tribal elders were also present in the stadium to watch the cricket match.

UK Media XI won the toss and chose to field against Pakistan XI.

National anthems of Pakistan and United Kingdom were played before the match begun amid tight security

Chief Selector of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Inzamam-ul-Haq said that international cricket will return to the country soon. He added, "The match is sending a message to the entire world that Pakistan is a peaceful country."
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