ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan have silenced their critics, says Shahid Afridi

first_imgPakistan cruised to the ICC Champions Trophy final after thrashing hosts England by eight wickets in the first semi-final at the Sophia Gardens on Wednesday.Chasing a below-par 212, the Green Brigade rode on a brilliant 118-run opening stand between Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) before Babar Azam (38 not out) and Ali helped the team with a 55-run second-wicket stand to set their date with the winner of the second semi-final between India and Bangladesh, on Sunday.Twitter exploded with congratulatory messages for paksoitan on reaching their first ever ICC Champions Trophy final.Here are a few of them,You make us proud team Pakistan! What a stunning comeback after first loss, silencing/shocking critics. Such a joy. Pakistan Zindabad ????-  Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) June 14, 2017Congratulations Team Pakistan for an outstanding performance today.- Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) June 14, 2017Now the whole nation awaits our team making amends in the final against India – if they defeat Bangladesh https://t.co/abTx4b0vo2- Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) June 14, 2017Nailed it team green what a https://t.co/ndEoXtYGvK more to go give it your best shoot .We all are behind you all the way.What a feeling.-  Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) June 14, 2017Gr8 bowling effort on slow pitch by every1..perfect start by Azhar & fakhar all they need to do is just stay there& mint English bowling ..- Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) June 14, 2017Triumph for Pakistan Cricket Team, congrats on getting into the finals of the icc champions trophy.- Saqlain Mushtaq (@Saqlain_Mushtaq) June 14, 2017Thank you team pakistan ???? on making the whole nation proud,no words to describe the emotions #CT17 #EngvPakadvertisement- sohail tanveer (@sohailmalik614) June 14, 2017So they were saying it would be 1 sided match & Eng will be through to the finals. They were partly right ??.#ENGvPAK #CT17- Javeria Khan (@ImJaveria) June 14, 2017This Fakhar is some player …. #ENGvPAK #CT17- Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) June 14, 2017 Oops, England did it again.- Chris Gayle (@henrygayle) June 14, 2017last_img

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