How did Hafeez react after being picked for the World Cup?

Mohammad Hafeez delighted to be part of Pakistan's World Cup squad

Mohammad Hafeez was thrilled to be included in Pakistan’s World Cup squad

Image courtesy of: ESPNcricinfo

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez was over the moon to have picked in the country’s squad for the World Cup, which begins in England and Wales next month.

There were doubts about Hafeez’s fitness prior to the squad announcement as he recently underwent a second operation on his thumb.

However, he passed the yo-yo test all the players had to and was eventually selected in the 15-man squad.

But, Hafeez will have to prove he has fully recovered from the injury before the World Cup begins on May 30.

“Alhum Du Lillah,” he tweeted. “Honoured to be a part of World Cup squad 2019 for Pakistan. Looking forward to play my best World Cup ever, In Shaa Allah. Thanks for all the best wishes.”

Pakistan will kick off their World Cup campaign against the West Indies in Nottingham on May 31.

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