Imran Khan, Syed Ibne Abbas congratulate team for Lord’s win


KARACHI: PTI chairman and cricket legend Imran Khan congratulated Pakistan after their thumping win over England in the first Test at Lord’s on Sunday. In a message on Twitter, Imran Khan said that it was a great win against England at Lords. “This was a team hardly any expert gave a chance of beating England & that too so comprehensively”, he said.
“A great team effort. Last time I landed in Karachi Pak won Champions trophy & today the Lords Test!,” he added .
Meanwhile, Pakistan High Commissioner Syed Ibne Abbas congratulated Pakistan Team on their stunning victory at Lords Cricket ground against England. In a statement, the High Commissioner also congratulated captain of Pakistan Team Sarfraz Ahmed and team management on this historic win. Syed Ibne Abbas said that Pakistan team performed exceptionally well in all areas of the play adding that the historic victory was the result of excellent team work. He expressed the hope that “We will soon see international cricket returning to Pakistan.”
Pakistan completed a convincing nine-wicket victory over England to win the first Test at Lord´s with more than a day to spare on Sunday.
Set just 64 for victory on the fourth morning, Pakistan finished on 66 for one before lunch to go 1-0 up in this two-match series ahead of next week´s second Test at Headingley. Imam-ul-Haq was 18 not out and Haris Sohail 39 not out. England were undone by two top-order batting collapses, slumping to 184 all out after winning the toss in their first innings and declining to 160 for six in their second before fifties from Jos Buttler and Test debutant Dominic Bess prevented an innings defeat.