Shimla - Pakistani fans celebrated Indian cricket teams victory in the World Cup final, Pakistan Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayanis brother said in Shimla Thursday as he sought 'free movement of students by offering scholarship programmes to strengthen ties between both countries, reported Indian media. The spirit generated by cricket was such that we celebrated Indias victory in the final. Even the semi-final (between India and Pakistan) generated a lot of euphoria between the two neighbours. Its of course a victory of cricket, Air Commodore (retd) Farooq H Kayani, principal of Lawrence College in Murree, told reporters. He was here along with a 20-member delegation of Lawrence College to meet Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal. Of course, the Mohali spirit has brought the two heads together. Its time to further extend the innings, said Farooq Kayani. The Pakistani delegation, comprising teachers and 17 students, reached India Tuesday. They will participate in Hodson Run - one of the historical annual cross country races and most popular sporting events of The Lawrence School in Sanawar in Kasauli hills of Himachal Pradesh Friday. His wife Syeda Kayani said both countries share similar traditions and customs. We are feeling nice and homely to be here. Both the schools in India and Pakistan were co-founded by Sir Henry Lawrence during the pre-independence era. The long-distance race in which both the schools participate is named in the memory of Major William Stephen Rakes Hodson. Farooq Kayani also talked about enhanced sports and cultural contacts for better bilateral ties.