Pakistan wins Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World Cup

Official News Press Information Department

Islamabad,
July 13, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Inter Parliamentary Cricket World Cup kicked off on
last Tuesday with lawmakers from Pakistan, England, Australia, New Zealand,
India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Lawmakers of Pakistan won the World Cup by
defeating Bangladesh in the Final, says a press release received from London
here today. The 25 member squad of Pakistani Parliamentarians was led by MNA
Makhdoom Zain Hussain Qureshi. The Final was played between Pakistan and
Bangladesh at Worsley Bridge Rd, Beckenham. Bangladesh batted first and scored
104 runs at the loss of eight wickets in 20 over.

From
Pakistani Side, Federal Minister Ali Amin Khan Gandapur played a remarkable
innings and scored 52 runs. This put Pakistan on a strong footing. Pakistan won
by nine wickets and completed the given target in 12 overs. Speaker of the
National Assembly of Pakistan Honourable Mr Asad Qaiser also witnessed the
match and encouraged the fellow Parliamentarians.

Member
of British Parliament, Chris Heaton-Harris, was the architect of this Inter
Parliamentary Cricket World Cup. The Parliamentarians were hosted by the
Speaker of the House of Commons and Foreign Secretary of the UK at the House of
Lords and Foreign and Commonwealth Office, respectively, earlier. The ceremony
for distribution of trophies will be held at the British Prime Minister’s
official Residence at 10-Downing Street, where a Garden Party has been arranged
for Sunday the 14th of July 2019.

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