British PM Theresa May impressed with Pakistani cricket team performance at Lord’s Test

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British PM Theresa May impressed with Pakistani cricket team performance at Lord’s Test

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May praised the performance of Pakistan cricket team at the Lord’s cricket ground.

May and her husband Philip John joined Pakistan cricket board Chairman Najam Sethi on Friday at Lord’s and watched the match between England and Pakistan.

The British Prime Minister, an avid follower of cricket spoke to Sethi about the performance of the two teams and exchanged views on the current series.

She told the PCB Chairman that the Pakistani team had played a good game and showed lots of promise.

May said lord’s is the home of cricket and spectators always loved watching the game there and observed that matches between Pakistan and England are interesting.

The British Premier said the Pakistani team had performed well.

Sethi expressed his hopes that the team will continue to perform and go on to win the series.

May stayed at the Lord’s for over three hours and watched the match keenly and mingled with the Pakistani crowd and others, including officials of the English Cricket Board and the International Cricket Council.