Cricket Returns To Pakistan And Twitteratis Can’t Hide Their Excitement

After a long gap of nearly 8 years, the Pakistani crowd will finally get to see their team face an opponent. It has been a long wait for the spectators to see their national team face an opposition of international calibre as they was a ban on international cricketing activity following the Sri Lankan team’s bus being attacked back in 2009.

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Now that peace and order has been restored to an extent, Pakistan is all geared up for the tournament and fans will get to see former legends and players represent a world XI squad which is captained by Faf du Plessis.

The likes of Darren Sammy, Paul Collingwood and Thisara Perera will be representing the World XI and more than 9000 security personnel have been commissioned to ensure that no untoward incident occurs during the game. Furthermore, players will remain under tight security and most of the stores and businesses around the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore have been shut down for the game.

The Pakistani team will play three T20Is against the opposition and a lot of players and fans alike took to Twitter to express their delight. Pakistan are in an almost festive mood as cricket has always been a sport that has been enjoyed there for many years.

Players like Ahmad Shahzad, Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik have expressed their delight since the games were announced and have called upon the Pakistani public to come out and throng the special event with all their power.