Pakistan to Hold Women's Cricket Cup to Honour Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai

Noble Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai became known to the world when, two years ago, she was attacked by the Taliban for supporting the right to a fair education for women. After surviving the attack, Malala's campaign was recognized on a global level and she was invited to speak at various world conferences.

updated: October 24, 2014 10:47 IST
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Malala Yousafzai recently won the Nobel Peace Prize © AP

A Women's Cricket Cup to honour Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is being planned by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), according to media reports.

PCB official said that the tournament would act as a confidence-booster for women cricketers in Pakistan. "However, the final decision to hold the Cup will be made after consultation with the board," the PCB official was quoted as saying in the Dawn.

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