Younis-led cricket team calls on KP Speaker
PESHAWAR—Cricketing star Younis Khan led members of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa team that won Pakistan Cup called on Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Asad Qaiser here at Assembly premised on Wednesday.
Besides former national team skipper and record run makers Younis Khan, Ahmad Shehzad, Muhammad Rizwan, Junaid Khan, Imran Khan, Fawad Khan were also part of the delegation called on the speaker provincial assembly.
“I am honored of selecting a team that won the prestigious Pakistan Cup,” Younis said. He said players like Imran Khan, Junaid Khan and Fawad Khan have started their cricketing carries from a remote village of District Swabi and Swat and due to their talent and hardworking, they have reached to the limelight at national and international levels.
Speaking Provincial Assembly Asad Qaiser on this occasion paid rich tribute to the cricketers hailing from Swabi and Swat who were part of the victorious team.
He said the government is very keen to provide playing fields at Union Council, Tehsil and District levels. He also appreciated team opening batsmen Ahmad Shehzad and Younis Khan as key to the success along with other members who played like a team.
Opener Ahmad Shehzad on this occasion said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is full of talent and he being a part of the team, enjoyed while playing his cricket side-by-side with Junaid, Fawad Khan, Younis, Imran Khan, Shoaib Khan and Muhammad Rizwan. He said he feels very proud while playing side-by-side with young players from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.—APP
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