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Zaheer Abbas appointed as President of Board for Zalmi Group
Zaheer Abbas appointed as President of Board for Zalmi Group
Published at: 3 weeks ago


Peshawar: Former Pakistan skipper and former President of the ICC, Zaheer Abbas has been appointed as the President of the Board for the Peshawar Zalmi Group, said a press release by Zalmi Group.

"Peshawar Zalmi is pleased to announce the appointment of Zaheer Abbas, popularly known as the Asian Bradman, as the President of the Board of the Zalmi Group. The group eagerly looks forward to his guidance and direction on growth strategies for Zalmi’s cricket initiatives and related strategic affairs," the team stated in a press release.

Chairman Peshawar Zalmi, Javed Afridi said, “It is a great privilege and honour for the entire Zalmi family that one of the biggest names in the cricketing world has acquiesced to join us. The Zalmi vision has always been about the expansion of the sport through the potential of youth.”

Javed Afridi also said that the President of the newly created Zalmi Board will also provide inputs on Peshawar Zalmi Foundation’s plans.

Upon signing up with Peshawar Zalmi, Zaheer Abbas who is known as the Asian Bradman said Pakistan Super League has helped cricket in Pakistan evolve into a new era and he appreciates the dynamism of Peshawar Zalmi and hopes the franchise will repeat their performance in the third season.

A stylish batsman of his era, Zaheer Abbas scored 5,062 runs for Pakistan in 78 test matches and 2,572 runs in 62 ODI’s. He is also the only Pakistani batsman to have scored over 100 first-class centuries, 108 to be precise and a mammoth 34,843 runs in first-class cricket.


 
 
 
 
 
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