KARACHI: Today Pakistan has completed 25 years and celebrating silver jubilee of winning One Day International (ODI) Cricket World Cup.
25 years back, on this day, in 1992, Pakistan thrashed other teams and secured the tittle of “World Champion” in Melbourne. The Pakistani flag rose tallest amongst all as we made an exceptional win.
Under Captaincy of Imran Khan we beat England in ODI finale. Khan has mentioned,”The team has faced hurdles due to injury of Waqar Younus and Saeed Anwer, Javed Miandad was not well either but out spirits were higher and we did not loose hope and hence successfully won the tittle”.
Javed Miandad, despite his illness performed well, played a prominent role in this regard as he made Pakistani team won the tittle. According to Miandad, “Becoming a champion is a proud moment for us and for entire nation”.
The hero of finale Waseem Akram says,”I wished to present praise worthy game and it actually happened. Those last two balls are unforgettable”.
The part of champion team, Inzamam Ul Haque also added,”I have scored more than 11 thousand runs in ODI but my fans still considered my finale’s performance a best one of my entire career”.
Winning World Cup was surely a proud moment and a memorable which will be tagged with Pakistan cricket till the rest of time. The craze and enthusiasm for cricket are higher and cannot be put in words. May the Almighty bless us with more wins like this in future.