Pakistan players walk the trophy around The Oval after beating India by 180 runs to win the ICC Champions Trophy final in London, Sunday, June 18, 2017. "Team Pakistan! Welcome back after such a tremendous victory" were emblazoned on banners erected at Allama Iqbal International Airport, along with a picture of the team carrying the trophy. They have been waiting for this for a long, long time.
"Overall, very satisfied with the Champions Trophy (2017)".
On this occasion, somebody made a request to him to sing Mauka Mauka song and the request was fulfilled as Sarfraz sang along the cheering and glaring crowd. The side was selected by a jury of cricket experts, which included former captains Michael Atherton of England, India's Sourav Ganguly, and Ramiz Raja of Pakistan among others. "We now have two years to identify a squad we want to take forward and give them enough game time".
"This has been happening for several years, whenever there is an India-Pakistan match", he told CNN.
"We just had to keep believing. they kept on believing, trusting their roles (and) trusting the gameplan that "Saffy" (Sarfraz) and I had set up".
Indian cricket fans have been teasing the Pakistan cricket team and its fans on the basis of the "Mauka Mauka" video ahead of every match between the arch-rivals since the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
"I think it (World Cup) will still be a longer event".
"There is exciting talent available to India".
Riding on Fakhar Zaman's hundred and brilliant fifties from Azhar Ali and Mohammed Hafeez, Pakistan posted massive 338 runs for the loss of four wickets in 50 overs.
Indian police have arrested citizens in Burhanpur for celebrating Pakistan's outstanding victory in Champions Trophy.
"We've got a group of young players who are fantastic".
As NPR's Michel Martin reported, the two countries rarely play each other in cricket, partly because of political tensions between them - which made Sunday's match all the more heavy with outcome.