ICC World Cup trophy on Thursday visited Shaukat Khanum Hospital to end its tour of Lahore as now it will travel to Islamabad and then Karachi.
Mushtaq Ahmed who was along with the trophy said that it is a dream of every cricketer to hold this trophy at least once throughout the career.
“As a cricketer, my biggest dream was to lift the World Cup trophy which came true when we clinched it back in 1992,” he said.
He hopes that Pakistan cricket team will show real power in next year’s World Cup to bring this coveted trophy back to Pakistan.
“Current Pakistan team has potential to win this trophy and I think this trophy will come again in Pakistan next year,” said Mushtaq.
Mushtaq further said that the main power behind the 1992 World Cup’s victory was Imran’s mindset because the way he led the team from down to the top, impressed everyone.
“Imran is a man with nerves of steel and he was the main key in our World Cup success,” 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].