LAHORE: Peshawar Zalmi has appreciated the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) decision of staging six matches of season 6 of the Pakistan Super League in Peshawar next year.
Earlier, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman, Ehsan Mani had announced that Pakistan Super League (PSL) fixtures will also be played in Peshawar from next year.
Peshawar Zalmi captain Wahab Riaz, head coach Darren Sammy, Kamran Akmal, Liam Dawson, other cricketers and Director Cricket, Muhammad Akram, Kamran on Saturday expressed their happiness over PCBs decision of choosing Peshawar for holding matches of next edition of PSL.
Chairman Javed Afridi said that Zalmi team management and all players are happy for Peshawar to be included as a venue for PSL season-6 in February and March next year and also congratulated all the Zalmi fans.
Javed Afridi said that the promise he made to Zalmi fans at the opening ceremony of PSL 5 has been fulfilled for which he is thankful to Allah Almighty. “We are grateful to PCB and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for the decision to hold PSL matches in Peshawar”, he said.
They said this decision would further promote cricket in the country especially in KPK “Zalmi players are eager to play matches at Arbab Niaz Stadium Peshawar.”