Following a memorable visit to Pakistan, which denoted the arrival of prominent worldwide cricket to the country, players and authorities of the elegant World XI left from Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport on Saturday morning. The players and the team staff of the meeting side will make a beeline for their respective countries via Dubai. The squad was warmly greeted by the airport staff, who postured for photographs with the star players and say goodbye to them.
World XI captain Faf du Plessis said thanks to the airport security authorities for the greater part of their endeavors and expressed well wishes for the Pakistani individuals. “I am hopeful that different teams will also come to Pakistan after this visit,” he stated, adding that he was glad to have had an influence in taking international cricket back to Pakistan.
Grant Elliott, who, in a few interviews, has straightforwardly shared his adoration for Pakistan and the amount he has been getting a charge out of the visit to Lahore, posted on Twitter saying, “Time to fly and leave Lahore on the Emirates. Extraordinary gathering of partners and appropriate recollections. Much obliged to you Pakistan.”
Pakistan denoted the arrival of international cricket with a pounding 33-run win to secure the last T20 coordinate and the Independence Cup, a series against the World XI, at the Gaddafi stadium on Friday.
Under Sarfraz Ahmed, Pakistan defeated the World XI – with cricketers from seven countries– in Friday’s “finale” by asserting the arrangement 2-1. Pakistan had won the main first by 20 keeps running on Tuesday before World XI leveled the arrangement with a seven-wicket triumph in the second T20 on Wednesday.
The hosting of the short series was a noteworthy stride towards persuading worldwide teams to start visiting Pakistan once again, with Sri Lanka officially because of play a T20 coordinate in Lahore on October 29.