Khyber Green Azmari Lifts Inaugural FSL Trophy
JAMRUD, 13 April: The Khyber Green Azmari team lifted the trophy of the inaugural Fata Super League T20 cricket tournament which concluded here at the Jamrud Sports Complex on Thursday.
The victorious Azmari beat Kurama Guloona by six wickets in the final match played before a jubilant and excited crowd.
The Kurma Guloona team while batting first posted 168-run total on the board in the allotted 20 over. In reply, the Khyber Green Azmari team successfully chased the target while losing only four wickets.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra was the chief guest of the concluding ceremony. Member of National Assembly Shah Jee Gul Afridi, FSL Chairman Taimur Afridi and other officials of the Fata Sports Directorate were also present on the occasion.
A grand cash prize of Rs600,000 prize was awarded to the champion and Rs300,000 was given to the runner up team.
Khyber Green Azmari’s player Nisar was declared man of the match while the man of the series title was given to Kurma Guloona’s Iftikhar for his outstanding performance throughout the tournament.
It merits a mention here that the Fata Super League was the biggest sporting event held in the history of Fata. As many as 24 teams from all th tribal agencies participated in the championship. The FSL matches were played at the Bajaur Sports Complex, Khar, Jamrud Sports Complex, and in Peshawar.