Lahore Lions Skipper Mohammad Hafeez Vows to Spread 'Love' in India During CLT20

Lahore Lions captain Mohammad Hafeez said his players would act as ambassadors of Pakistan during the Champions League T20. The team received its Indian visas, ending doubts over its participation in the tournament.

updated: September 09, 2014 20:18 IST
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The Lions' visit is seen as a positive step towards reviving India-Pakistan ties which stalled in the wake of 2008 terrorists attacks on Mumbai.


Lahore: Pakistan's domestic Twenty20 champions the Lahore Lions received their Indian visas on Monday, ending doubts over their participation in the Champions League T20 as captain Mohammad Hafeez vowed to spread love across the border.

Fielding a virtual Pakistan 'A' side, the Lions are set to depart on Tuesday and will enter the four-team qualifying round in Raipur starting from September 13.

Apart from ex-Pakistan skipper Hafeez, the Lions boast national players Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad, Wahab Riaz, Nasir Jamshed and fringe international Aizaz Cheema.

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