RAWALPINDI, Mar 11 (SABAH): Pakistan Super League (PSL) winners Peshawar Zalmi met with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) on Saturday.
According to ISPR, COAS congratulated the team and management on their performance and success. The Army chief appreciated efforts by all the PSL teams and management for brining cricket back to Pakistan. The COAS during the meeting made special mention and conveyed thanks to foreign players and guests who came to Pakistan.
The Army chief said Pakistan was a peace-loving country and cricket was the favourite game and a binding force for the nation.
The visiting players and management of Peshawar Zalmi thanks the COAS for support and were pleasantly surprised to know of General Bajwa’s attachment with cricket, his cricketing expertise and knowledge about records of the sport.
They also thanked him for his tips and advise. The players assured COAS that they are soldiers of Pakistan and stand with Pakistan Army in promoting peace and national harmony. The team acknowledged great sacrifices by Pakistan Army for bringing peace and stability in the country. DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor was also present on the occasion.
It is worth mentioning here that Peshawar Zalmi, led by Darren Sammy, had defeated Sarfraz Ahmed’s Quetta Gladiators in the exciting contest that took place in Lahore.