The International Cricket Council (ICC) 2019 World Cup Trophy arrived on its global tour of Pakistan on Thursday and will visit three cities on its journey here.
Pakistani skipper Sarfraz Ahmed brought the trophy to Islamabad, which will travel to Lahore and Karachi on 13 and 14 April.
The trophy will be shown on Friday at the Centaurus Mall in Islamabad, on Saturday at the Packages Mall in Lahore, and on Sunday at Dolmen Mall Clifton in Karachi. The main ceremony takes place in Karachi, where a concert, food festival and fireworks were arranged.
Speaking to the media in Islamabad, Sarfraz Ahmed said his team would try to bring the trophy back to Pakistan after winning the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14.
Sarfraz Ahmed also thanked the Chief of Staff of the Army (COAS), General Qamar Javaid Bajwa, for the revival of the cricket in Pakistan. The green shirts will open their campaign with the game against West Indies on May 31 in Nottingham.