ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Visits Pakistan

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq received the ICC World Cup trophy in Lahore and said he hopes to win it for his country.

updated: September 17, 2014 14:22 IST
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Pakistani cricket team skipper Misbah-ul-Haq poses with ICC World Cup 2015 trophy during a ceremony in front of Badshahi Masjid in Lahore.


Lahore: The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 trophy made its first public appearance in Pakistan today at the iconic Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore as part of its global tour.

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq received the prestigious trophy at the Minar-e-Pakistan and said: "The ICC Cricket World Cup is the biggest global tournament for a professional cricketer. All teams are gearing up for this event and all our strategies are building up to prepare ourselves for the challenge." (Also read: When Afghanistan welcome the World Cup trophy)

Pakistan had won the title in Melbourne in 1992 and Misbah said, "The Pakistan team's victory in the ICC Cricket World Cup 1992 in Australia and New Zealand is still the most special sporting achievement in the minds of our cricketers and all cricket fans in Pakistan. (Related: Team-by-team analysis ahead of World Cup 2015)

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