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World Cup 2019: Lord’s cricket ground was all-green to witness Pakistan beat SA by 49 runs

Was it Lords or Lahore?

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The iconic Lord’s Cricket ground turned all-green on Sunday as Pakistani fans were present in large number to support Pakistan Cricket team for their world cup match against South Africa.

Today by beating South Africa by 49 runs at Lord’s, Pakistan team clings on to its dreams for reaching the knockout stages.

But was it Lords or Lahore? The scenes were spectacular at the Lords Cricket Stadium.

At the Lord’s cricket stadium with capacity of 30,000 spectators, more than 80% crowd came out supporting Pakistan, giving it a feel as if the match was being played in Pakistan.

COAS General Qamar Bajwa and Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ehsan Mani were also present at the stadium to support their team in the crucial match against the Proteas. Back at home,  people are demanding them to stay there for the rest of Pakitan matches, as they brought lucy charm for Pakistan against SA.

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s son Suleman Khan was among the prominent figures present at the Lord’s cricket stadium to watch the match.

 

And after the match, the jubilant Pakistani fans made a lot of noise while celebrating Pakistan’s victory.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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