Pakistan cricket team may have bowed out of the World Cup without reaching the semi-final stage, however, the country’s lawmakers made sure to win and write history as Pakistan win the first Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World Cup in London.
The total of six countries took part in the World Cup including, Pakistan, England, Australia, New Zealand, India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The tournament lasted for four days in London.
Bangladesh set a target of 105 in the final. Pakistan chased down the target with nine wickets in hand. Ali Amin Gandapur and Ali Zahid made 52 and 30 runs for Pakistan respectively. Earlier, Pakistan had thrashed Afghanistan by 8 wickets in the first semi-final of Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World Cup.
The tournament was organised to promote relationships between the parliamentarians and to celebrate the Cricket World Cup taking place now in England and Wales.