ISLAMABAD – Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs to win the Champions Trophy 2017 at The Oval. The cricket team was congratulated and showered with praise by political, sports and entertainment personalities.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif who watched the match at his office wearing a Pakistan team jersey, all congratulated the team on winning the Champions Trophy. “The nation is proud of their cricket team,” said the Pakistan Muslim League.
PM Sharif delivered a message from Saudi Arabia to congratulate the cricket. ” Pakistan cricket team. Well Played, Well done,” he said in a brief message.
— PML(N) (@pmln_org) June 18, 2017
Army Chief General Qammar Javed Bajwa congratulated the team and announced Umrah for the entire cricket team. “Nothing beats ‘Team Work’, Pakistan is a team against every threat,” the COAS was quoted saying by the Inter-Services Public Relations.
COAS congrats Team Pakistan & nation. Announces Umrah for team.
"Nothing beats 'Team Work', Pakistan is a team against every threat" COAS.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) June 18, 2017
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan also congratulated the cricket team for winning CT 2017. He prayed the team always achieves such success.
“Pakistan have defeated India to become #CT17 champions. Now the whole nation awaits the defeat of the corrupt mafia,” he asserted in another tweet.
Congratulations to Team Pakistan on their great performance in winning #CT17 And how wonderful to watch Fakhar's raw talent in action.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) June 18, 2017
What a glorious win. Alhamdulillah. Good job team Pakistan and especially the skipper Sarfaraz. Well deserved win Green Shirts.
— Pervez Khattak (@PervezKhattakCM) June 18, 2017
— CMHouseSindh (@SindhCMHouse) June 18, 2017
Congratulations Team Pakistan; you make us all very proud. PM pic.twitter.com/6pg1MBLcit
— Pervez Musharraf (@P_Musharraf) June 18, 2017
— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) June 18, 2017
— Bakhtawar B-Zardari (@BakhtawarBZ) June 18, 2017
Jeet Mubarik Pakistan Team! Jeet Mubarik Pakistan Qom!#PakvInd
— Sardar Ayaz Sadiq (@AyazSadiq122) June 18, 2017
— Misbah Ul Haq (@captainmisbahpk) June 18, 2017
Wow wow wow unbelievable performance by team green. It feels like deja'vu after winning the 1992 WCup. I am over the moon #PakistanZindabad
— Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) June 18, 2017
Take a bow Pakistan … never doubted your form and my gut feeling..
— Ramiz Raja (@iramizraja) June 18, 2017
This performance will be remembered long by both Indian and Pakistani fans 🙂 Pakistan 've made this #CT17 truly memorable
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) June 18, 2017