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2022-02-13 15:40:00

Mohammad Rizwan opens his arms to hug Shaheen Shah Afridi. Screengrab from a viral video

Multan Sultans’ skipper Mohammad Rizwan has shared an endearing message for his Lahore Qalandars’ counterpart Shaheen Shah Afridi, in response to a tweet lately posted by the latter.

Taking to his official Twitter account, Rizwan referred to as Shaheen his brother to specific his love and fondness for the star cricketer. 

He stated that he enjoys taking part in in opposition to the “world’s best bowler” and prayed for years of success for Shaheen.

“You, Shaheen Shah Afridi, are absolute love my brother. Playing against the best bowler in the world is always fun. May you continue to shine for Pakistan for years, Ameen,” Rizwan wrote.

The award-winning wicket-keeper batter, Rizwan, retweeted Shaheen’s tweet that he posted after an lovely video of the cricketers exchanging gestures had gone viral.

Within the video, the Sultans’ skipper could be seen gesturing to hug Shaheen after he tried to expire the previous in a current match within the ongoing season of the PSL.

The center-warming second occurred as Shaheen bowled a fast supply, which Rizwan drove straight to Shaheen. 

Shaheen tried choosing up the ball and throwing it straight to Rizwan however did not seize the ball so he faked doing so, whereas Rizwan, on the opposite aspect of the pitch, with a giant smile on his face and open arms, pretended to hug Shaheen. This adopted a cute change of smiles between the 2.

Shaheen shared the viral video in a tweet to specific his “respect and admiration” for Rizwan.

“I have my utmost respect and admiration for this man. It’s always a pleasure to share the field with him, be as teammates or as opposition. Always very competitive yet so humble and friendly, he’s set the benchmark for everyone. A proper role model,” Shaheen wrote.

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