Islamabad, 10 November 2022 (TDI): After winning over New Zealand, Pakistan reached the final of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup; the Pakistani Cricket team will confront England in the finals.
Pakistan confronted New Zealand on November 9, 2022, at the Sydney Cricket Stadium, Australia. The Shaheens won by seven wickets.
Pakistan won with an incredible performance in which Shaheen Afridi started the bowling and took the wicket of fin Allen in the first over; on the other side, the openers, Babar Azam and M. Rizwan, started batting with a boundary.
On the excellent performance, the game’s victor received wishes from diplomats of various countries for its landslide victory. On this wonderful victory, the diplomats of different countries congratulated Pakistan.
Among those who wished Pakistan, diplomats from Azerbaijan, China, the Netherlands, the European Union, Sweden, the UK, the US, Saudi Arabia, Italy, the Czech Republic, Turkey, and France are included.
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Pakistan, Christian Turner, appreciated the Pakistani cricket team’s performance in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, especially on Iqbal day. He questioned whether his country’s cricket team would reach the finals and repeat the events of 1992.
Ek aur zabardast performance by 🇵🇰, ek aur shandaar jeet for 🇵🇰 on #Iqbalday.
🏴 are we going to see 1992 repeating itself?
— Christian Turner (@CTurnerFCDO) November 9, 2022
— Stefano Pontecorvo (@pontecorvoste) November 9, 2022
Although Mustafa Yurdakul was formerly an ambassador to Pakistan, he continues to have ties with the Pakistani nation. He congratulated Pakistan on reaching the semifinals and asked surprisingly, “honestly, how did this happen?!”
On November 9, he congratulated Green Shirts and compared the thrill of witnessing the T20 World Cup to that of the FIFA World Cup, calling their victory a “Class Act.”
Congratulations 🇵🇰 for making it to the final…What a class act!
— 🇹🇷 Mustafa Yurdakul /مصطفی (@Mustafa_MFA) November 9, 2022
The Netherlands Embassy in Pakistan extended felicitations to the Green team on their victory. The former Dutch ambassador to Pakistan, Wouter Plomp, who is presently serving in Nigeria, also wished his Pakistani friends.
The Dutch Embassy expressed gratitude to both Pakistan and the Netherlands cricket team for Pakistan’s inclusion in the semifinals and victory over South Africa.
— Wouter Plomp (@NLAmbPlomp) November 9, 2022
— Riina Kionka (@RKionka) November 9, 2022
Elchin Mehdiyev, a young diplomat from Azerbaijan, and Khazar Farhadov, the country’s ambassador to Pakistan, also congratulated the country on its magnificent victory by Green Shirts and qualification for the final.
Congratulations Team Pakistan!!! pic.twitter.com/Gyuou9kRuI
— Khazar Farhadov (@k_farhadov) November 9, 2022
Moreover, the Saudi Arabian ambassador to Islamabad, Nawaf bin Saeed, wrote a note in Urdu in which he extended felicitations to the Pakistani nation on an incredible performance by Shaheens and wished them good luck in the final match of the ICC T20 World Cup.
پاکستانی بھائیوں کو سیمی فائنل میچ جیتنے پر دل کی اتھاہ گہرائیوں سے مبارک باد۔ پاکستانی ٹیم نے شاندار کھیل پیش کرکے سب کے دل جیت لئے ہیں۔ امید ہے پاکستانی کرکٹ ٹیم فائنل میں بھی شاندار کھیل پیش کرے گی
— نواف بن سعيد المالكي (@AmbassadorNawaf) November 9, 2022
The Chinese Embassy in Islamabad conveyed wishes to Pakistani brothers for reaching the T20 world championship final while sharing some joyful pictures of Pakistani students.
Congratulations to Pakistan brothers for making its way to the T20 world cup final！Glad to share the joy and witness the journey with Pakistani students at four universities and colleges. #T20worldcup2022 pic.twitter.com/2Ckr6IDBe5
— Chinese Emb Pakistan (@CathayPak) November 9, 2022
The US Embassy in Islamabad tweeted, “Amazing Green Shirts! Congratulations on your great victory over New Zealand in the T20 World Cup semifinal! The Melbourne match is currently the focus of attention (with the slogan Long live Pakistan).”
Shandaar Green Shirts! 🇵🇰🎉 New Zealand kay khilaf #T20WorldCup kay semi-final mein zabardast jeet per mubarakbad! Ab saari nazrein Melbourne mein khailay jaaney waley final per hain. #PakistanZindabad
— U.S. Embassy Islamabad (@usembislamabad) November 9, 2022
The Italian embassy in Islamabad praised Pakistan and remarked, “What a brilliant performance by Green Shirts!”. At the same time, they sent their good wishes to the Pakistan Cricket team for the final match.
— Italy in Pakistan (@ItalyinPakistan) November 9, 2022
The Czech Embassy in Pakistan congratulated the nation differently. The tweet says, If only the Czechs understood what a victory by seven wickets meant. Ice hockey is more of their game than cricket.
If only we in Czechia knew what a win by 7 wickets means. Our turf is rather ice hockey, not cricket. But cheers to Pakistan, anyhow! pic.twitter.com/8PmUQXF66T
— CZECHIAinPAKISTAN🇨🇿🇵🇰🇪🇺 (@CZinPK) November 9, 2022
Furthermore, the Turkish Embassy in Pakistan also congratulated Pakistani for reaching the final of the T20 World Cup after winning over New Zealand.
#TeamPakistan in the final of T20 World Cup!
— Turkish Embassy in Islamabad (@TrEmbIslamabad) November 9, 2022
The embassy of Sweden in Islamabad wrote a multi-lingual note of felicitation for Pakistanis.
— Sweden in Pakistan (@SwedeninPK) November 9, 2022
The embassy of France in Pakistan also congratulated the country in french language. The post translates as, “Congratulations to Pakistan for the victory, which allows the team to qualify for the final of the T20 World Cup.”
— France in Pakistan 🇫🇷🇪🇺 (@FranceinPak) November 9, 2022