In a momentous stride towards empowering women in cricket, the Zalmi Foundation recently orchestrated the Zalmi Women’s Cricket Camp and Trials in the capital city of Islamabad.
Collaborating with Dukhtaran-e-Pakistan and Rawalpindi Women’s University, the camp witnessed an overwhelming response. With over three hundred aspiring women cricketers showcasing their talents.
Rashid Latif Leading the Way
Under the guidance of former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif, the trials provided a perfect platform for exceptional talent to shine. Following rigorous evaluations, the selection committee cherry-picked twenty promising women cricketers. Rashid Latif lauded Peshawar Zalmi and Zalmi Foundation’s relentless efforts in promoting cricket and declared the camp as a commendable initiative to discover talented female cricketers.
Distinguished Guests Add Prestige
The event’s significance was further enhanced by the presence of esteemed guests. Including Balochistan Assembly Speaker Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani and Minister Riaz Hussain Pirzada. Special guests from the National Commission on the Status of Women, Nilofar Bakhtiar, and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Anila Qamar, expressed their delight at the camp’s inception. Believing it will serve as a crucial stepping stone in nurturing new talent for Pakistan’s women’s cricket team.