KARACHI – The much-awaited final match of the 9th PVCA/ EBM Inter School Tournament 2018 took place on Sunday, 30th December. The fun-filled event was hosted by The Pakistan Veteran Cricket Association in collaboration with Pakistan’s largest biggest biscuit manufacturer, EBM. The honorable MNA, Mr Ali Zaidi graced the event with his presence as the chief guest.
The tournament was a big hit with 32 teams including eight government schools participating. The exciting final of the 55-matches tournament was played between the two best teams – Al Fatima Academy and Kamran Public School – at the largest cricket ground of Karachi, National Stadium. Kamran Public School emerged victorious in the end.
PVCA/ EBM Inter School Tournament aims to provide the right platform to the promising young talent. During the launch of the tournament, the organizers also received immense support from legendary cricketer and former captain of Pakistan Cricket Team, Younus Khan. Mr. Shahzain Munir, Director EBM was also on the forefront in making this event a success and played an important role right up to the arrival of the final match.
While speaking about providing opportunities to the youth, Mr Munir said,
“I believe the youth of Pakistan is extremely talented, as it possesses the potential to bring about some much-needed change and make Pakistan a progressive country. However, they need to be given the right direction and platform in order to showcase their skills.”
He also appreciated the efforts of PVCA, along with which EBM has teamed up for the very first time to promote grass root level cricket in the country.
EBM has always contributed in the growth of Pakistan. With this initiative, the country’s leading biscuit brand intends to support the youth and future of country’s cricket. “Being the largest food company of Pakistan, we consider it to be our responsibility to empower and facilitate the younger generation as they are the change-bearers of a better Pakistan,” Munir said.