Supporters of former prime minister Imran Khan, who blocked the entrance routes to capital Islamabad in protest against the gun attack on their leader, watch the T20 World Cup Semi Final cricket match, between New Zealand and Pakistan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Supporters of former prime minister Imran Khan, who blocked the entrance routes to capital Islamabad in protest against the gun attack on their leader, watch the T20 World Cup Semi Final cricket match, between New Zealand and Pakistan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Pakistan

Pakistan’s political divisions set aside as cricket-mad nation unites for T20 World Cup Final vs England

  • Political divisions will be set aside as fans will cheer for players that ‘represent the Pakistan flag and not a party flag’ during Sunday’s final vs England
  • Even a march calling for early elections by ex-prime minister Imran Khan – who is himself a cricket legend – will probably be wiped off the front pages

Supporters of former prime minister Imran Khan, who blocked the entrance routes to capital Islamabad in protest against the gun attack on their leader, watch the T20 World Cup Semi Final cricket match, between New Zealand and Pakistan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Supporters of former prime minister Imran Khan, who blocked the entrance routes to capital Islamabad in protest against the gun attack on their leader, watch the T20 World Cup Semi Final cricket match, between New Zealand and Pakistan. Photo: EPA-EFE
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