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Watch: Dancing policeman joins celebrating Pakistan cricket fans after Champions Trophy victory

Birmingham Mail logo Birmingham Mail 19/06/2017 15:13:28 Elis Sandford

There was dancing in the streets as Pakistan cricket fans turned Birmingham green to celebrate their team's Champions Trophy success.

Horns were honked, flags were waved and there was even an open top bus adorned with the national flag as supporters partied into the night in Alum Rock and Sparkbrook .

Local police officers joined in with the celebrations, with one officer spotted dancing in the streets.

Cricket fans in fancy dress at England's last Edgbaston Stadium ICC Champions Trophy match

The joyous scenes broke out after Pakistan thrashed fierce rivals India in a one-sided final at The Oval in London.

Video footage taken by Hodge Hill councillor Majid Mahmood showed jubilant fans marching down the street in celebration.

There were flares and fireworks in Stoney Lane, Sparkbrook.

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Elsewhere, similar scenes of celebration were spotted in Alum Rock.

According to the 2011 census, there are around 140,000 Pakistani nationals living in Birmingham, and they were able to see their nation take to the field twice in Birmingham earlier this month as part of the ICC Champions Trophy.

On home turf, England were eliminated by Pakistan in a semi-final clash in Cardiff.

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