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Champions Return Homeland Amid Warm Welcome 

Karachi(June 20, 2017): The Nation warmly welcomed the triumphant Pakistan cricket team at Karachi and Lahore airports in the wee hours of Tuesday.

Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair, Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar, and hundreds of Pakistan cricket team’s fans, bearing flowers gathered at the Airport to greet the National Cricket team captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Rumman Raees.

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Leaders of various political parties, a large number of cricket fans, friends and relatives of players received the players at the airport. Sarfraz and Rumman Raees were profusely garlanded and rose petals were showered on them.

Four members of victorious Pakistan cricket team which won the Champions Trophy title in England got heroes’ welcome on reaching the Allama Iqbal International Airport in the wee hours of Tuesday.

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Provincial ministers, PCB officials and a large number of cricket fans were present at the airport to receive their heroes. Chanting slogans in favour of national cricketers, fans showered rose-petals on their heroes as soon as they appeared outside the airport lounge.

Provincial Sports Minister Jahangir Khanzada, Lahore Mayor Colonel (R) Mubashir Javed, Education Minister Rana Mashood Ahmad Khan and hundreds of other citizens welcomed Hasan Ali, Babar Azam, Fahim Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shahzad at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore. They were presented flower bouquets and showered with rose petals.

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Shadab Khan and Imad Wasim will land at the Benazir International Airport in Islamabad around 7:30 am, said sources. While Fakhar Zaman is en route to Peshawar and Haris Sohail to arrive in Sialkot.

Pakistan beat arch-rivals India by 180 runs in the final to win the Champions Trophy title on Sunday at The Oval in England.

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