As per unofficial results of general elections 2018, Imran Khan’s political party PTI is leading in the national assembly. The party is likely to form a government in the center. Well, Imran Khan’s win in elections 2018 has made his supporters including cricketers and showbiz stars happy for the captain.
Imran Khan who is a heartthrob of Pakistanis for winning 1992 world cup is has a massive fan following. The politician is seen with much reverence among the young cricketers who have shown huge support for him in elections 2018.
Cricketers On Imran Khan’s Win
Here is what cricketers of Pakistan had to say on Imran Khan’s win in general elections 2018.
Pakistan’s fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar applauded Khan for his 22 years long struggle.
This is the result of 22 years of conviction , relentless efforts , determination and not giving up!
Congratulations @ImranKhanPTI You have done it!!!#PrimeMinisterImranKhan #NayaPakistan #ElectionPakistan2018Results
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) July 26, 2018
Shahid Afridi’s Stance on Imran Khan Win
Pakistan’s cricketing legend Shahid Khan Afridi who faced criticism by PTI supporters for earlier siding with PML-N also seemed happy on Imran Khan’s win. Apart from congratulating Khan he also asked opponents to accept the results and contribute in development.
Congrat PTI and @ImranKhanPTI on a truly historic victory! The 22 yr old struggle has finally paid off & deservedly. Pakistanis have a lot of expectations from u I really hope u lead from the front! I request all opposing parties& media to accept the result and help rebuild 🇵🇰
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) July 26, 2018
Ramiz Raja Applauds Leadership Skill of Khan
While congratulating Imran Khan on his win, ex-player and cricket commentator Ramiz Raja praised khan’s leadership skills.
Who could be a bigger and better example of a leader than Imran Khan, who as a super star had the world at his feet and yet elbow greased for 22 years to work for his objective and vision..he’s special and we are proud to have him as our Prime Minister..
— Ramiz Raja (@iramizraja) July 26, 2018
Current Players Saying Their Best Wishes to Khan
Congrats to @ImranKhanPTI i hope u guys will do the best for pakistani nation INSHALLAH👍👍👍
— Mohammad Amir (@iamamirofficial) July 26, 2018
— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) July 26, 2018
Congratulations @ImranKhanPTI for your tremendous struggle of 22 years for the people of Pakistan. May Allah protect you , guide you and help you fulfil your promises to the green and white in our flag 🇵🇰#ElectionResults2018 #ImranKhanPrimeMinister
— Sana Mir (@mir_sana05) 26 July 2018
Many ex-cricketers including Wasim Akhtar and Waqar Younis had also shown their support for Imran Khan. So, overall cricketer fraternity is quite happy to see a prime minister who is one of them.