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Cricket fans throng at Fakhar Zaman’s residence in Katlang

Cricket fans throng at Fakhar Zaman’s residence in Katlang

A large number of people has gathered in Katlang at the residence of batsman Fakhar Zaman, who was declared as man of the match for his superb hundred against archrival, India in the ICC Champions Trophy final

June 19, 2017

MARDAN, 19 June: A large number of people has gathered in Katlang at the residence of batsman Fakhar Zaman, who was declared as man of the match for his superb hundred against archrival, India in the ICC Champions Trophy final. The cricket fans are gathering at the batman’s residence to celebrate his outstanding performance and Pakistan’s historical victory by winning the Champions Trophy final against India.
Fakhar’s residence in Anzargi village of Katland, resounded with the celebratory fire and fireworks soon after the Pakistan win and share the pleasantry moments with Fakhar’s father, Faqir Gul and his family.
The celebrators fired shots in the air, set off fireworks and distributed sweets to celebrate the Pakistan’s win over their archrivals India.
Faqir Gul, Fakhar’s father told that he forbidden his son from playing cricket, however, he continued with his passion and today won the hearts of the whole nation.
Gohar Zaman, the batsman’s brother, told reporters that they were overjoyed over Pakistan’s win. “Fakhar played very well and everybody is delighted with his performance,” he said. He said that they would give rousing welcome to Fakhar upon his return to the country.
Pakistan had thrashed favourites India by 180 runs to clinch the Champions Trophy title in a thrilling competition. Fakhar, who scored his maiden ODI century 114-run in style with a four off the 31st over, was awarded Player of the Match.


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