The team in green thrashed England by 8 wickets with 77 balls to spare, ultimately becoming the first team to qualify for the Champions Trophy Finale.
The emphatic win drew praise from former cricket greats, foreign diplomats, showbiz figures and fans who took to the Twitter to express their opinion about the day’s contest.
You make us proud team Pakistan! What a stunning comeback after first loss, silencing/shocking critics. Such a joy. Pakistan Zindabad 🇵🇰
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) June 14, 2017
I wonder with all these upsets are India sitting in their hotel rooms quaking in their boots – Pakistan winning may inspire Bangladesh 😁
— Robin John Peterson (@robbie13flair) June 14, 2017
Great win by @TheRealPCB. To come back from the first game against india and now make a final by beating england shows great character.
— Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) June 14, 2017
An Asia Cup final in London. Wow. Who would have dreamt it #CT17
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) June 14, 2017
Well done Pakistan
Rankings mean nothing in the knockout format. Gana be a great final with the way these champs are playing
— Dale Steyn (@DaleSteyn62) June 14, 2017
— Daren Sammy (@darensammy88) June 14, 2017
Congrats to Pakistan on trouncing England today. Pak peaking at the right time. What a massive turn around in form from the start of #CT17
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) June 14, 2017
— Graeme Smith (@GraemeSmith49) June 14, 2017
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) June 14, 2017
— MAWRA HOCANE (@MawraHocane) June 14, 2017
Well well .. @TheRealPCB absolutely fantastic game. Potentially Pakistan and India finale! Pakistan turned up today in style! 👏👏👏
— Ajmal Shahzad (@AJShahzad) June 14, 2017
They have their own super successful T20 tournament, Jonathan. Excellent standard & run brilliantly! So this victory is no surprise actually https://t.co/IXcJYCRQES
— KP (@KP24) June 14, 2017
Well done green caps you guys done it style by winning so easily keep going 1 more game to go ..
Proud of you Pak team ..
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) June 14, 2017
Wel done team pakistan
— Mohammad Yousaf (@yousaf1788) June 14, 2017
— Danny Morrison (@SteelyDan66) June 14, 2017
Great win by Pakistan To come back from the first game against india and now make a final by beating england shows great character.
— Saeed Ajmal (@REALsaeedajmal) June 14, 2017
PAKISTAN ZINDABAD🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰You guys are The Champions..Just keep going boys #ChampionsTrophy2017 Oval we are coming 🎉🎉🎉
— waqar younis (@waqyounis99) June 14, 2017
— Ole Thonke (@DKinPK) June 14, 2017
Congratulations Pakistan! You enter finals? Wow! Good to see you wearing our colour BLUE! Get ready to be BLUED now! We will BLUE you away!
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) June 14, 2017