PM Imran congratulates national cricket team on great comeback

10:27 AM | 27 Jun, 2019
PM Imran congratulates national cricket team on great comeback
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ISLAMABAD - Following Pakistan's thrilling win against New Zealand in 33rd of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on Wednesday, Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated the cricket team on "a great comeback".

In a tweet, the premier wrote: “Congratulations to our cricket team for a great comeback”.

He lauded Babar, Haris and Shaheen for their impressive performance. “Congratulations especially go to Babar, Haris and Shaheen for their brilliant performances” the prime minister stated.

Pakistan brushed aside New Zealand in all-important encounter of ICC World Cup 2019 in Birmingham by six wickets on Wednesday.

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bat first against Green Shirts.

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Kiwis posted a target of 238 runs in 50 overs as James Neesham scored 97 runs while Colin de Grandhomme contributed 64 to the total; Shaheen Afridi took 3 wickets while Aamir and Shadab Khan sent one batsman each to the pavilion.

In response, Pakistan clinched the target in the last over as Babar Azam scored a century while Haris Sohail contributed 68. Babar Azam was declared Player of the Match.