Pakistan beats World XI in final T20, anticipates return of worldwide cricket

Pakistan beats World XI in final T20, anticipates return of worldwide cricket

Pakistan beats World XI in final T20, anticipates return of worldwide cricket

"We strongly believe that this (hosting of World XI team) would be a step forward towards building confidence of the sporting community", he said addressing a press conference alongside Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi in Lahore.

They lost 6 wickets to Ben Cutting (1), Samuel Badree (2), Thisara Perera (2), and Imran Tahir (1).

Before this series, only a couple of World XI members had the experience of playing in Pakistan and that was evident during the the series opener when Faf du Plessis's side fell well short of the target.

The Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed a three-match Twenty20 series against West Indies set for Lahore in late November. But this is sure that the most loved game by the Pakistani people will come back to their country.

"I firmly believe that people of Pakistan will always remember these players' contribution in reviving global cricket in the country".

'As a cricketer, knowing that you can not play cricket hurts badly, ' Irfan said. "For a lot of guys who don't play a lot of global cricket these days, this was terrific competition against a strong Pakistan side". However, after the peaceful organization of the World XI series has increased the chances of the Sri Lankan T20 to be held in Pakistan.

"We hope the global stars will return home with happy memories over their trip to Lahore and at the same time will leave behind a legacy of co-operation that will help Pakistan build its cricket future".

Addressing the media in Lahore, the Pakistan skipper said that they have young team which has the ability to beat any team. Pakistan's famous Chacha Cricket was here, dancing and raising slogans with the fans in every stand he went to as he was free to move in the stadium. "ICC will be extending help to Pakistan for the return of global cricket and it will be persuading the other cricket playing nations to visit Pakistan in due course of time", said the ICC official.

It's not everyday that Pakistan cricket fans get to see their stars getting felicitated, but on Friday, a packed Gaddafi Stadium crowd in Lahore found themselves applauding their hero Sahid Afridi. But World XI bounced back in the second game and levelled the series.

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