LAHORE, May 22 (APP):Pakistan cricket team players for the ICC Cricket world Cup are feeling excited after wearing team’s new jersey which has be unveiled by the Pakistan Cricket Board.
Players led by skipper Sarfraz Ahmad have shared their thoughts on wearing teams new outfit , hopes and expectations from the World Cup which will roll into action from May 31 amid festivity and fervor.
Sarfaraz Ahmed – Captain
“The World Cup is an event from where people become heroes. We will try to perform well for Pakistan so people remember us in good words”,Shoaib Malik “Whenever you wear the Pakistan kit you have proud feelings. This is something which is difficult to describe in words, but I am feeling proud and all I want to do is to do well for the country.”
Mohammad Hafeez “Obviously it was a proud feeling. I pray that winning the World Cup which is missing from my career is fulfilled.”
Shaheen Shah Afridi”Last year I played the under-19 World Cup and after that played in all three formats for Pakistan. I feel proud to play in the World Cup for Pakistan.”
Mohammad Hasnain “I want to thank Allah for performing well in the PSL. I found a new life from there and will try to perform in the World Cup as I did in the PSL. I am hopeful of performing well and making a name for myself.”
Fakhar Zaman”After the Champions Trophy, almost everything changed for me. I feel great to be part of the World Cup and would be even happier when we perform well in the tournament.”
Imam ul Haq”I have played in two under-19 World Cup’s which were also proud moments. My journey to the World Cup has been great and Inshallah I will try my hardest to perform well in every match and start with a century against the West Indies.”
“There was a separate feeling when I represented Pakistan in the under-19 World Cup and this is a separate feeling. I enjoy everything and try to perform my best.” Babar Haris Sohail
“You have a responsibility and the way I have performed for Pakistan in the last series, I will try to keep this going in the World Cup.”
“When we won the Champions Trophy the way people supported us it was a moment of great joy.” Hasan Ali
“I am very proud of wearing Pakistan’s shirt and playing the World Cup for the first time. I wish to perform for Pakistan and do something which makes my country win the World Cup.
“Representing your country is a thing of honour. The World Cup is an event that if you win you become a hero. The 210 million supporting us we will try our best not to disappoint them.”