Islamabad (Web Desk): President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday appreciated the Pakistan cricket team over their victory in the semifinal against New Zealand to reach the final contest of the T20 World Cup.
“Well played Pakistan,” President Arif Alvi tweeted particularly eulogizing the “excellent performances” by Shaheen Afridi, Babar Azam, Muhamamd Rizwan and Haris.
“Green shirts you make us proud. On to the finals,” the president said and conveyed his best wishes for the final match expressing hope for their win.
“Inshallah you will win,” President Alvi hoped.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has also felicitated the Pakistan cricket team on making it to the final with an incredible come back.
“Well done Team Pakistan for an incredible comeback,” the prime minister tweeted.
PM Shehbaz also mentioned three traits of “passion, commitment and discipline” as a reference to the driving force behind the victory of the Pakistan cricket squad.
Passion, commitment & discipline
Well done Team Pakistan ???????? for an incredible come back.— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) November 9, 2022
Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lieutenant General Babar Iftikhar also congratulated the Pakistan cricket team for a stellar performance against New Zealand in the semi-final.
He wished the team good luck for final.
Congratulations Team Pakistan ???????? for a stellar performance and winning #SemiFinalT20WC. Good luck for the Final. Pakistan ???????? Zindabad!— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) November 9, 2022
Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto also congratulated the captain and all other players of the national cricket team.
پی پی پی چیئرمین و وزیرِ خارجہ بلاول بھٹو زرداری کا قومی کرکٹ ٹیم کی کامیابی پر مبارکباد— PPP (@MediaCellPPP) November 9, 2022
In his tweet cricketer-turned politician and former premier Imran Khan congatulated captain Babar Azam and the team.
Congratulations to Babar Azam and the team for a great win.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) November 9, 2022
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz also congratulated the for winning the semi-final of the T20 World Cup.
Well done Champs! Pakistan Zindabad ????????— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) November 9, 2022
Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan congratulated the team for excellent performance.
Fantastic match :) ???????? ????
⭐ Heartiest Congratulations, Team Pakistan, and best wishes for the #T20WorldCup2022 final match.— Rana SanaUllah Khan (@RanaSanaullahPK) November 9, 2022
In his tweet, Jamat-e-Islami chief Siraj ul Haq wrote, "Pakistan Zindabad".
پاکستان زندہ باد— Siraj ul Haq (@SirajOfficial) November 9, 2022
Congratulations Pakistan & Well done #TeamGreen.November 9, 2022
Former minister and PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry tweeted, "Cricket unites Pakistan."
Cricket unites Pakistan, Great game boys ….. Congratulations everyone #PakvsNz— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) November 9, 2022
کمال میچ کھیلا ہے. پاکستان زندہ باد. 1992 کی یاد تازہ— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) November 9, 2022
Great win Team Pakistan! Congratulations. On to the finals of T20 World Cup!— Shireen Mazari (@ShireenMazari1) November 9, 2022
What a game team #Pakistan!!! Next stop: Finals ????????????????— Aseefa B Zardari (@AseefaBZ) November 9, 2022
The Green Shirts have booked their place in the final at Melbourne Cricket Ground opposite India or England, as the two are set to clash on Thursday in the second semi-final.