Pakistan cricket team visited the Wagah border at the conclusion of their training camp on Saturday to witness the flag-lowering ceremony conducted daily at the historic venue.
Medium pacer Hasan Ali, arguably one of the most entertaining cricketers in the world, couldn’t resist showing off his famous trademark style and thrilled the guards with his explosive wicket-celebrating gesture.
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To loud chants of ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ and ‘Jeevey Jeevey Pakistan’ from the on-lookers, the 24-year old carried out his unique moves – often dubbed as the ‘generator’ celebration by his delighted fans.
The team, according to captain Sarfraz Ahmed, made the trip in order to freshen up and get some extra boost ahead of their departure to England on Sunday.
All-format captain Sarfraz Ahmed made the call while addressing a press conference on the last day of the training camp at Gaddafi Stadium on Saturday.
He said the sole purpose to visit the Pakistan-India border was to get some energy and boost.
“Boys will raise slogans and enjoy some time there; I am sure this exercise would help them to increase the morale level for upcoming crucial Test series against England,” Sarfraz explained.
Pakistan will take on Ireland in a lone Test on May 11, before playing a two-Test series against England on May 24 and June 1.
The training camp for the final 16-member squad picked for the England and Ireland tours concluded at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore on Saturda