Pakistani pride from California

Father and son travel to Sri Lanka for ICC Twenty20

Updated: October 2, 2012, 6:24 PM ET
By Wright Thompson | ESPN.com


OLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Saeed Jaffer and his son, Jamal, have flown across the world, from Pasadena, Calif., to the tip of the subcontinent, to stand together and cheer on a muggy Sunday night. Their voices join with thousands more to send out thundering volleys of the team's familiar chant: Pakistan … Zindabad! In the minutes before the Pakistan-India match starts, Saeed keeps looking at his son. All around them, insanity: Indian fans waving flags, Pakistani fans waving flags, everyone ...

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