The ongoing Independence Cup promises to open a window of opportunity for the revival of international cricket in Pakistan. The event as expected has managed to attract a lot of attention from fans across the globe. Needless to say, Pak vs World XI has left Pakistani cricket fans in frenzy. And why not? It’s a huge cricketing event and its happening in our backyard!
Let’s summarize how Pakistan’s reaction to the series – and what better way to do it than to take a walk down Twitter to see how Twitterati reacted during the first game of the Pak vs World XI series.
Just before the game began players from World XI received a lap of honour with a touch of local culture.
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) September 12, 2017
— Tribune Sports (@ETribuneSports) September 12, 2017
— CricTracker (@Cricketracker) September 12, 2017
Regardless of how the “Selfie Boy” plays he is bound to receive attention.
Ahmed Shehzad: Attention he ni mil ri thi tw socha out ho jaoon :p pic.twitter.com/4fcRlULxDh
— Sadia A 🇵🇰 (@DrSsadiaA) September 12, 2017
— Patari (@patarimusic) September 12, 2017
This because there is no fun without trolling the Indian fans.
— Mavez_official (@IamMavez) September 12, 2017
— Saad Ibrahim (@_SaadOfficial) September 12, 2017
— Joweria (@JoweriaMalik_) September 12, 2017
— M. Saad Arslan Sadiq (@Arslan_Sadiq) September 12, 2017
Pakistanis Love Darren Sammy for a Reason
— Haseeb Arshad (@HaseebTweets) September 12, 2017
It was Babar Azam’s day and it gave people a reason to troll his cousins!
Babar azam is the type of cousin that you always fear about. Who always tops while you're struggling for your admission. I feel for akmals.
— Waleed Nasir (@waleednasir00) September 12, 2017
— Sawera Pasha (@sawerapasha) September 13, 2017
As we all remain hopeful!
They sure did! A joyous night as Pakistan celebrated its return to hosting international cricket 🇵🇰
— ICC (@ICC) September 12, 2017