Commander 5 Corps and President Executive Board (PEB) DHA Inaugurated the 7th Corporate T-20 Cricket Cup Tournament


Lt Gen Humayun Aziz, HI(M), Commander 5 Corps and President Executive Board (PEB) DHA inaugurated the 7th Corporate T-20 Cricket Cup Tournament at the flood light cricket stadium of DHA Sports Club (Moin Khan Academy) in DHA Phase-VIII. On arrival, the Corps Commander was received by Brig Ibrar Hussain Bhatti, Administrator DHA and the legendary ex Captain of Pakistan Cricket Team, Mr Moin Khan.

Corps Commander opened the tournament by hitting a ball with a big shot. Country’s top eight corporate cricket teams are participating in the tournament being held from 11th May to 19th May, 2019. Earlier a presentation ceremony was held in which the teams of National Bank of Pakistan and Momin Seeds, which played the inaugural match, were introduced to the Commander.

PEB said that Pakistan has lot of potential for cricket which needs to be encouraged by providing the young players with conducive environment and proper coaching facilities, to nurture their talent at the formative stage. He hoped that all the players during the matches, will enjoy the excellent facilities and playing conditions at DHA Sports Club and play an exciting and entertaining game in the tournament. Commander also appreciated the efforts of DHA for developing a befitting sports facility for future generation that promises positive participation of youth in healthy activities.

Corps Commander witnessed the cricket match for some time and appreciated the dedication and commitment of Mr Moin Khan for his efforts towards promotion of the game of cricket in the country at grass roots as well as at first class level, by organizing exciting cricket tournaments. Ex star-cricketers, Zaheer Abbas, Wasim Bari, Salahuddin Sallu, Shahid Afridi and many others were also present on the occasion.

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