KARACHI: The drafting of the Khatri Premier League season 2 organized by the Muslim Khatri community was completed last night in a very spectacular and colorful ceremony at Noorani Eid Gah XI New Karachi. Senior and young players of the Muslim Khatri community participated in the tournament.
International and first-class players will also be seen in action. After the great success of Khatri Premier League Season 1, Khatri Premier League Season 2 will start from August 19, like last year, with the opening match of Sajas Media XI and Pakistan Showbiz XI. While the league matches of the event will be played from August 20 to September 17, 2023 in the floodlights of Asghar Ali Shah Stadium.
Famous players of the world, including Pakistan, will be seen in action. On the occasion of drafting, MQM Pakistan leader Farooq Sattar and world-renowned Naat Khawan Alhaj Mahmood Al Hasan Ashrafi were the special guests.
Mahmood Al Hasan Ashrafi started the ceremony by reciting the Holy Quran and Naat Sharif and Qaseida Burda Sharif in his unique style. After that, the special guest Farooq Sattar announced the draw fitting by reading the Quran. What did The host of the event Naseem Rajput brought the event to its climax.
The guests Farooq Sattar and Mahmood Ashrafia participated in the event. Rachiya Fighters owners Yasin Munim, Yusuf Chowdary, Razzaq Aliji, Hanif Sagar, Fayyaz Thattwi, Jabar Dawana, Ismail Sonija and Usman Tar finalized their teams along with tournament secretary Sadiq Khatri, officials, Shahid Tau, team captains. The official kits were presented and the draft was opened.
Chief Guest Farooq Sattar in his address said that along with cricket, there is immense talent in Karachi in every field, it is necessary that these youths are provided ample opportunities, then these youths will go ahead and become the name of their city and country.
Roshan Kankeen I congratulate the Muslim Khatri community and management for organizing Khatri Premier Season 2 and organizing a wonderful drafting ceremony. He gave a great tribute to the franchises honors for taking teams in the event. I hope that all the honors will fully support their respective teams and all the players will protest the game together. My best wishes to all.
Secretary of the tournament Sadiq Khatri thanked the guest of honor and the franchisees, honorees and sponsors for their cooperation. In the ceremony, Muslim Khatri Association President Liaqat Ali Khedi Member Ismail MP, Muslim Khatri community dignitaries Abdul Karim Niazi, Dr. Abdul Wahab, son Baba, Rafi Haveli, Hanif Zirwala, Noman Zehri, Adnan Ziri Allah former cricketer and coach Zafar Ahmed, tournament secretary Sadiq Khatri, Shahid Tau Akbar Ali, and other guests attended. The final squads of the franchises will be announced later.