Triumphant Pakistan cricket team returns home with ICC Champions Trophy
Sarfraz was warmly welcomed at airport
Four players of the national cricket team arrived at Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore early this morning after winning the ICC Champions Trophy . The players, including Hassan Ali, Baber Azam, Fahim Ashraf and Ahmad Shahzad, were warmly welcomed at the airport by the provincial ministers and a large number of cricket lovers and fans of the players. Punjab Ministers Mian Mujtaba Shujaa-ur-Rehman, Raza Ali Gilani, Jehangir Khanzad and Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan were present at the airport to accord a cordial welcome to the winning cricketers.
The ICC has announced the Team of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 with Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed as captain. The side was selected by a jury of cricket experts, which included former captains Michael Atherton of England, India’s Sourav Ganguly, and Ramiz Raja of Pakistan among others.
Australian cricketing legend Adam Gilchrist on Monday credited Pakistan´s adaptability and perseverance in the face of domestic challenges as key to their rout of favourites India in the Champions Trophy .
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Host: Kashif Majeed
Co-Host: Zulfiqar Baig