Shaheen Shah Afridi interacting with Virat Kohli© Twitter
Forward of the Asia Cup 2022 match between India and Pakistan, gamers from each camps have been interacting with one another throughout observe classes on the ICC Cricket Academy. On Thursday, the likes of Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Yuzvendra Chahal and KL Rahul interacted with Shaheen Afridi, who’s sidelined because of an harm. Through the chat between Kohli and Shaheen, the Pakistan pacer instructed the premier India batter that he’s wishing for him to search out type once more.
Kohli, final hit a century in 2019 in opposition to Bangladesh in a day-night Take a look at and ever since then, the three-figure mark has eluded him. This 12 months, the right-handed batter was unable to even register a fifty in opposition to England within the multi-format collection.
Through the interplay between Shaheen and Kohli, the India batter first checked up on Pakistan pacer. And after that, Shaheen was heard saying: “Aapke lie dua kar rahe hai aap wapis type me aaye (We’re praying that your type comes again)”.
The suspense is over! Let’s take heed to the dialog between @iShaheenAfridi and @imVkohli #AsiaCup2022 pic.twitter.com/ttVYLrNtuO
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) August 26, 2022
Kohli was then seen having a smile on his face, and each Shaheen and the India batter shook one another’s fingers.
Afridi is out of motion at present because of a knee harm sustained on the tour of Sri Lanka and can miss the match. He although is a part of the squad and at present within the UAE, the place all groups are practising earlier than the beginning of the match.
Plenty of movies and images have been doing the rounds of social media the place gamers of various groups are assembly and greeting one another.
Followers have showered a number of love on a earlier video the place Kohli went as much as meet Pakistan captain Babar Azam because the duo shook fingers.
The match begins on Saturday with a conflict between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan.
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