ISLAMABAD - President and Patron of cricket Asif Ali Zardari congratulated the Pakistan cricket team on winning the one-day international match and series against New Zealand on Thursday. The President lauded the efforts and hard work by the cricket team that helped series victory after 16 years in New Zealand.. He expressed the hope that the national cricket team will perform its best in the upcoming World Cup. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani congratulated the national cricket team on winning the one-day international match and series against New Zealand. In his felicitation message to the team captain, the Prime Minister appreciated the team's hard work and quality performance. He hoped that the team will play the upcoming World Cup with same zeal and spirit.