ICC World Cup trophy lands in Karachi


The ICC World Cup Trophy reached the Last destination of its tour to Pakistan as it was shown at the National Stadium, Karachi on Sunday.

Pakistan’s former captain and the member of Pakistan’s World Cup winning team, Moin Khan lifted the trophy in front of the media in an auspicious ceremony.

While talking to the media, Moin said that it is hard but not an impossible task to bring this trophy back to Pakistan.

He said that the Sarfraz XI should get ready to face tough challenges while playing to the World’s top sides in next year’s grand tournament.

“The competition next year is stiff but if they [Pakistan] plays with positive mindset then no one can stop them from clinching the title,” he said.

Moin who played a key role behind the stumps for Pakistan in 1992 World Cup, said that there is a need to support Sarfraz in his hard time.

“Sarfraz has the ability to lead from the front and I personally found him with the same aggression that Imran Khan had in 1992 World Cup triumph,” Moin stated.

The former wicket-keeper batsman suggested the team management for framing a 16 players pool for the next year’s World Cup.

“I think that now the team management has to go with 16 players pool to prepare them strongly for the World Cup 2019,” he said.

It is pertinent to mention here that the World Cup trophy is on a World tour where it will visit 11 countries including the rising cricketing nations Nepal, United States, and Germany.

The trophy during its journey will be displayed at different historic places, schools, universities and peoples’ homes as well to connect people from across the world at one platform to support the World biggest cricketing tournament.

The 12th edition of the ICC World Cup is slated to start from 30 May with hosts [England] taking on South Africa.

The final of the mega event will take place on July 14 at Home of Cricket [Lords].