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Peshawar Gymkhana Ground

Peshawar Gymkhana Ground is a Club cricket ground located in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[1][2]

Peshawar Gymkhana Ground
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Peshawar Gymkhana Ground
LocationShahi Bagh, Peshawar
OperatorDistrict Cricket Association

Overview and historyEdit

Peshawar Gymkhana Ground is located adjacent to Arab Niaz Stadium in the vicinity of Shahi Bagh Peshawar.[3] It is an old British Raj era ground and used to have 2 tennis courts, a pavilion and a cricket ground.[4][5] The pavilion is named after former Pakistan president Iskander Mirza, who inaugurated it on 10 November 1957.[5] It is very popular among Club cricketers and club cricket is regularly played here.[6][7][8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Teams refuse to play at Gymkhana Cricket Ground - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2016-07-11. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  2. ^ "Cricket: Gymkhana Stars win against Lions - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2012-03-29. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  3. ^ "Nowshera shock Peshawar in Inter-dist Cricket". The Nation. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  4. ^ "Grounded in history | ePaper | DAWN.COM". epaper.dawn.com. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  5. ^ a b Oborne, Peter (9 April 2015). Wounded Tiger: A History of Cricket in Pakistan. Simon & Schuster UK; UK ed. p. 407. ISBN 184983248X.
  6. ^ "Nawaz, Sajjad slam double tons". DAWN.COM. 2007-08-28. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  7. ^ "Cricket: Wins for Great Club, Eleven Stars - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2012-05-25. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  8. ^ AFP (2017-07-15). "From refugee camps to Lord's: the rise of Afghan cricket". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2017-12-25.

Coordinates: 34°01′20.0″N 71°34′35.0″E / 34.022222°N 71.576389°E / 34.022222; 71.576389