ISLAMABAD: After the historic win of Pakistan over England at The Oval in the final test of the series, prime minister Nawaz Sharif called Misbah Ul Haq and congratulated on the achievement.
A statement from the PM House coined the victory as a gift from Pakistan Cricket Team to the whole nation on the auspicious occasion of 70th independence day of the country.
The prime minister of the country, specifically appreciated match winning performances of Pakistan’s veteran middle-order batsman, Younis Khan and the leg-spinner, Yasir Shah.
“The entire team deserved immense appreciation for demonstrating excellent team work. Though the team levelled the test series yet the win abundantly added to our Independence Day celebrations,” the prime minister added.
The 42-year old test skipper of Pakistan, Misbah Ul Haq felt overwhelmed and thanked the prime minister for his appreciation. He also said that it was really an achievement to win the game on the independence day.
“We are overwhelmed by the encouragement from the entire nation and the prime minister which has further strengthened the team’s morale and spirit,” Misbah ul Haq added.