KARACHI: Pakistan registered their eight-wicket historic win against England at Cardiff on Wednesday. The victory sees the green shirts making it to the final of the ‘mini World Cup’ for the first time ever.
Social media was overjoyed with Pakistan performance in the match.
Here are some of the reactions
Shoaib Akhtar is a former Pakistani cricketer and the fastest bowler ever in the history of cricket. Akhtar has bowled the fastest delivery officially recorded at a top speed of 161.3km/h in a pool match against England in 2003 Cricket World Cup.
Well done green caps you guys done it style by winning so easily keep going 1 more game to go ..
Proud of you Pak team ..
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) June 14, 2017
Misbah Ul Haq:
Misbah-ul-Haq is a former Pakistani cricketer who captained the Pakistan Cricket Team in all 3 formats of the game and he is Pakistan’s most successful Test captain with 26 wins. He also led the ODI team in the Cricket World Cup 2015.
Congratulations team Pakistan for making into the final of #CT17.Feel so proud and delighted on your success.Excellent decisions by Sarfaraz
— Misbah Ul Haq (@captainmisbahpk) June 14, 2017
Grant David Elliott who played all formats of the game. Primarily a batting all-rounder, Elliott contributed man of the match performance to provide entrance to New Zealand’s first ever World Cup final, by beating South Africa in 2015.
— Grant Elliott (@grantelliottnz) June 14, 2017
Michael John Clarke is a former international cricketer and captain of Australia. He led Australia to their 5th Cricket World Cup triumph when his team defeated New Zealand in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at the MCG.
Just woke to hear that 🇵🇰 have made the final #CT17 congratulations 🏏
— Michael Clarke (@MClarke23) June 14, 2017
Mohammad Rizwan is a Pakistani cricketer who has played first-class cricket since 2008. He is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper.
— Mohammad Rizwan (@iMRizwanPak) June 14, 2017
Wasim Akram is a former Pakistani cricketer, cricket commentator and television personality. He is acknowledged as one of the greatest bowlers of all time.
Nailed it team green what a https://t.co/ndEoXtYGvK more to go give it your best shoot .We all are behind you all the way.What a feeling.
— Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) June 14, 2017
Graeme Craig Smith is a former South African cricketer and former captain of the national team, having succeeded Shaun Pollock after the 2003 Cricket World Cup.
— Graeme Smith (@GraemeSmith49) June 14, 2017
Imran Khan Niazi is a Pakistani politician, former cricketer and philanthropist who leads the Pakistan Movement of Justice commonly known as PTI and serves as a member of the National Assembly.
Now the whole nation awaits our team making amends in the final against India – if they defeat Bangladesh https://t.co/abTx4b0vo2
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) June 14, 2017
Waqar Younis Maitla is a former Pakistani right-arm fast bowler in cricket, regarded as one of the greatest and fastest bowlers of all time. He is also the former coach of the Pakistani cricket team.
PAKISTAN ZINDABAD🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰You guys are The Champions..Just keep going boys #ChampionsTrophy2017 Oval we are coming 🎉🎉🎉
— waqar younis (@waqyounis99) June 14, 2017
Darren Julius Garvey Sammy is a Saint Lucian cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies. He is a two-time T20 World Cup winning captain. He plays as a right-handed batsman and a fast-medium bowler.
— Daren Sammy (@darensammy88) June 14, 2017
Saeed Ajmal is a Pakistani cricketer. He is a right-arm off-spin bowler who bats right handed. At domestic level in Pakistan he has represented Faisalabad, with whom he won the 2005 ABN-AMRO Twenty-20 Cup; Khan Research Laboratories; and Islamabad.
Great win by Pakistan To come back from the first game against india and now make a final by beating england shows great character.
— Saeed Ajmal (@REALsaeedajmal) June 14, 2017
Dale Willem Steyn is a South African cricketer who plays in Tests, T20 Internationals and One Day International cricket for South Africa. Steyn plays domestic cricket in South Africa for Cape Cobras.
Well done Pakistan
Rankings mean nothing in the knockout format. Gana be a great final with the way these champs are playing
— Dale Steyn (@DaleSteyn62) June 14, 2017
Mohammad Kaif is an Indian cricketer. He made it to the national team on the strength of his performances at the Under-19 level, where he captained the Indian team to victory in the Under-19 World Cup in 2000.
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) June 14, 2017
Kumar “Sanga” Chokshanada Sangakkara is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and captain of the Sri Lankan national team.
Great win by @TheRealPCB. To come back from the first game against india and now make a final by beating england shows great character.
— Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) June 14, 2017
Shane Keith Warne is an Australian former international cricketer, widely regarded as one of the best bowlers in the history of the game. He was named one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in the 1994 Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.
Congrats to Pakistan on trouncing England today. Pak peaking at the right time. What a massive turn around in form from the start of #CT17
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) June 14, 2017
Saqlain Mushtaq is a Pakistani cricketer, widely regarded as one of the best bowlers in the history of cricket. He is best known for pioneering the “doosra”, a leg break delivery bowled with an off break action.
Triumph for Pakistan Cricket Team, congrats on getting into the finals of the icc champions trophy.
— Saqlain Mushtaq (@Saqlain_Mushtaq) June 14, 2017
Here are some of the other reactions:
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) June 14, 2017
— Danyal Gilani (@DanyalGilani) June 14, 2017
Who was expecting #8 to reach into final especially after Ist game. U deserve it, Green Shirts. Pakistan Zindabad.
— Junaid Akhtar (@junaidashaikh) June 14, 2017
I wrote a history of Pakistan cricket and I have no qualms in admitting there are days when I know nothing about how they work.
— Osman Samiuddin (@OsmanSamiuddin) June 14, 2017
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