Younis Khan,Shahid Afridi,Umar Gul and rest of the team provided the nation some much needed respite and after do many months,a reason to celebrate.
Televised images of jubilant Pakistanis in London and elswhere served to remind us that there is light at the end of a seemingly endless tunnel.
Its safe to run on the telly again: there’s some good news at last. Heart-wrenching images of suicide bombings,IDP camps and protests against electricity black-outs have do so long that we had almost forgotten that it could provide good,solid and healthy entertainment as well.
It all came flooding back though on the night of june 20,2009,as Pakistan played Sri Lanka in the final match of the ICC Twenty 20 World Cup.
Many people stayed home,glued to their TV sets,Others invited freinds and family to watch the game together.