The players' appearance in a tribal agency once linked to terrorism truly represents the return of peace, say analysts.

Pakistan won the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy, battling all odds to beat rival India.

The formation of the first ever Twenty20 Super League indicates the end of militancy in the region, say cricket fans and sports organisers.

The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is investing in sports after military operations ousted the Taliban, paving the way for development.