Cricket Glorious Moments with Historic Significance when on a fateful November day in the year 1987. The Pakistan team returns to the pavilion after the Australian innings come to a close at Lahore’s Gaddafi stadium. The occasion was the semi-final of that year’s world cup Competition. The pre-tournament hype had placed Pakistan as the team most likely to clinch the title. Skipper Imran Khan is seen in the foreground discussing the pitch with the chief groundsman Muhammad Bashir.
With his head thrown down, Wasim Akram brings the rear, while Mansoor Akhtar can be seen on the right of the picture. The Australian batsman on the right is Steve Waugh, who had just plundered 18 runs off pace bowler Saleem Jaffer last Over. By the evening, Australia had gone on to win the semi-final by the margin of exactly 18 runs. Then, they won the 1987 world cup too. Australian fans still love those Cricket Glorious Moments when his team won the world cup for the first time.
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