Here’s How Celebrities, Politicians & Analysts Congratulated Team Pakistan For A ‘Never-Ending Fight’ In T20 World Cup Final

T20 World Cup Final

Expectations were high from the Pakistan cricket team as they faced England in the final of the men’s T20 World Cup 2022. After a tough fight, England edged Pakistan to win the Twenty20 World Cup and become the sport’s first dual white-ball champions, holding both the 50- and 20-over titles. In a bid to cheer the Pakistani team, several actors politicians and analysts penned heartfelt messages for the players.

Quick Match Summary

England restricted Pakistan to 137-8 in front of a partisan 80,462 fans at a heaving Melbourne Cricket Ground before Stokes’s unbeaten 52 steered them to a five-wicket victory with six balls remaining. The green shirts fell short in during the first innings, they almost made the match with superb bowling. Pakistan pacers led by Shaheen and Haris Rauf did a remarkable job of keeping their team in the hunt despite just 137 to defend.

Here’s what politicians, celebrities to analysts, had to say about the final match

President Dr Arif Alvi 

The PM credited the team for “hard and brave” fightback as he hailed the bowling performance

President Dr Arif Alvi 

The president said Pakistan tried its best despite a low score

Fawad Chaudhry

The PTI leader thanked the green shirts for “putting up a real hard effort”, especially pacer Haris Rauf

Michael Vaughan

The former England captain said Shaheen’s injury had a major impact on the outcome of the game

Fatima Sana 

Women’s team pacer said the team’s bowling and fielding units deserved huge applause for putting up a great show

Harsha Bhogle 

The Indian cricket commentator also called Pakistan the best bowling team

Will Macpherson

The British sports writer was also all praises for the Pakistan cricket team

Aakash Chopra 

The Indian Cricket analyst said only Pakistan could’ve stretched England that far

Osman Khalid Butt 

The Chupke Chupke actor was just glad that the team didn’t give up and kept everyone “glued to their screens” till the end.  

Zara Noor Abbas 

Humayun Saeed 

The Crown actor asked the men in green to buckle up and not lose hope but continue with the “incredible spirit” that they held throughout the tournament

Farhan Saeed 

The Tich Button actor thanked the team for giving the nation the utmost happiness of getting to the finals again

Ali Rehman Khan

Khan termed the team Pakistan’s superhero

Asim Azhar

The Habibi singer wrote, “Thank you my boys for the memories & the never-ending fight You made us believe in never giving up.”

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