Victorious cricketers get heroes' welcome on reaching Lahore

Dunya News

Four members of Pakistan cricket team reached Allama Iqbal Airport on early Tuesday morning.

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Four members of victorious Pakistan cricket team which won the Champions Trophy title in England got heroes’ welcome on reaching the Allama Iqbal International Airport in the wee hours of Tuesday, Dunya News reported.

Pakistan beat arch-rivals India by 180 runs in the final to win the Champions Trophy title on Sunday at The Oval in England.

Four players of victorious Pakistan who landed at the Allama Iqbal International Airport were Ahmad Shehzad, Babar Azam, Hassan Ali and Faheem Ashraf.

Provincial ministers, PCB officials and a large number of cricket fans were present at the airport to receive their heroes. Chanting slogans in favour of national cricketers, fans showered rose-petals on their heroes as soon as they appeared outside the airport lounge.

Meanwhile, captain of victorious Pakistan team Sarfraz Ahmed and fast bowler Rumman Raees were accorded a warm welcome at Karachi’s Quaid-i-Azam International Airport.

Leaders of various political parties, a large number of cricket fans, friends and relatives of players received the players at the airport. Sarfraz and Rumman Raees were profusely garlanded and rose petals were showered on them.