PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jaghra hosted a celebratory luncheon for the Pakistan Super League second edition champions Peshawar Zalmi at Governor House on Sunday.
Congratulating the team, Iqbal Zafar Jaghra said Peshawar Zalmi did not just make Peshawar proud, they made the entire country proud as well.
The governor expressed hope that all of PSL would be held in Pakistan next year.
Peshawar Zalmi owner Javed Afridi, speaking at the occasion, thanked the nation for supporting the team and termed the overseas players who came to Lahore to play the final â€˜heroesâ€™.
â€œThe foreign players who played the PSL final in Lahore, they are our heroes,â€ Afridi said, adding that it was quite a bit of a challenge to bring Darren Sammy to Pakistan.
Governor Iqbal Jaghra presented the PSL champions with a trophy. The team and the staff were also given traditional Chitrali topi (hats).
Peshawar Zalmi defeated Quetta Gladiators by 58 runs in a historical final at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore on March 5 to clinch the PSL second edition trophy.