The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 trophy reached Lahore, Pakistan on Wednesday. The Pakistan Cricket Team captain Misbah ul Haq received the trophy at Minar-e-Pakistan. Previously, the trophy has toured Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
“I want to win the Cup for my people next year,” said Misbah. “I am sure my team will give happiness to my people who have not seen any international cricket at home for years now.”
“I still remember those golden moments when Pakistan won the World Cup.That event was held in Australia and New Zealand and this time too the event will be held there.”
Moin Khan, who was also part of Pakistan’s 1992 World Cup winning team, voiced the excitement felt among fans at the trophy’s arrival.
“People are very happy at the trophy’s visit,” said Moin. “We can replicate the win of 1992 as we have a good team and with this trophy’s visit a huge interest will develop in our people and they will pray for our victory.”
The ICC World Cup 2015 will be played in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29, 2015.