LAHORE – Lahorites came out to the main roads to celebrate Pakistan team’s unexpected victory with great fervour and enthusiasm.

The young and excited cricket fans seemed dancing and chanting slogans “Pakistan Zindaabad”. They also greeted each other and distributed sweets on the thrilling triumph of Pakistan team.

Talking to this scribe, a cricket enthusiast, Talal Dar said: “Our team has once again proved that it is the most unpredictable team and the world should always expect the unexpected from them. We never stopped believing in our team and kept praying which paid off at the end. After beating one of favourite teams of the world, we have once again shown that Pakistan team is eager to win the World Cup and they bring it on their return Pakistan Zindabad!” Another cricket lover while expressing his view over the Pakistan team’s win, Jawad Hussain said: “Pakistan is now the hot favourite team for the title after this massive victory over the top title contender and the most of all, the victory provided Pakistan the required level of confidence to beat the best in the business.”

“Pakistan showed never say die attitude which was missing for the last so many years. All the countrymen are proud of their team the way they fought till the last ball. Umar Akmal, especially, finally proved his worth in the team by this match-winning knock. Great Performance,” he added. Zunaira Munir, another sports lover, said: “I was amazed to see the Pakistan team performance especially the brilliant batting by Umar Gul.”