Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time
Home :: World

Pakistan jubilant over winning Asia Cup

Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Sports, Fri, 23 Mar 2012 IANS

Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) Pakistani cricket fans were jubilant after the country won the Asia Cup by beating Bangladesh in Dhaka Thursday night.

 

Thousands of young excited Pakistanis came out on the roads after Pakistan won the thrilling final that went to the last ball of the match.

 

Cricket fans danced to the thumping beats of traditional drums, accompanied with fireworks. They also distributed sweets to celebrate the victory, Xinhua reported.

 

 

Youth rode motorcycles and drove cars around the capital Islamabad till late at night to express their happiness over the title that came to Pakistan after 12 years.

 

Like other parts of the country, dozens of large TV screens were installed in Islamabad where thousands of cricket fans watched the play and applauded as their team inched towards victory.

 

Pakistani TV channels ran special programme and transmissions after the national team grabbed the title and showed jubilant fans dancing, shouting in happiness and having parties across the country.

 

On Friday morning, daily Urdu newspapers gave special coverage to the triumph. "Pakistan becomes Asian cricket tiger" said a daily, while another daily's heading roared "Pakistan clinches Asian cricket crown".

 

 

President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani congratulated the team and nation over the historic victory.

 

Pakistani cricket team captain Misbah-ul-Haq said the victory is a gift for the nation that is celebrating its national day "Pakistan Day" March 23.

 

Pakistan won the title for second time after the 2000 Asia Cup that was also held in Bangladesh.

 


LATEST IMAGES
King of Bhutan, the Bhutan Queen and Crown Prince meeting the PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi welcomes the King of Bhutan
PM Modi paying tributes at the portrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
People take part in the Run For Unity on the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
PM Modi flagging off the Run For Unity on the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image
 
 

Comments:


 

OTHER TOP STORIES


Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.