Watch: Shahid Afridi autographs a fan on the Indian tricolor, video going viral
legends league cricket In the eliminator match of the match, Asia Lions registered a resounding 85-run victory over India Maharaja on Saturday. Deciding to bat first, Shahid Afridi The team led by scored a total of 191/5 in 20 overs. In this, Upul Tharanga scored 50 runs in 31 balls and Mohammad Hafeez scored 38 runs in 24 balls. Later Sohail Tanveer, Abdur Razzaq and Hafeez took two wickets each, due to which Maharaja was dismissed for 106 runs.
Afridi won the hearts of fans
Apart from securing his place in the final of the tournament, Shahid Afridi won millions of hearts with his love for a fan. In a video posted on Cricket Pakistan’s Twitter handle, a fan came up to Afridi and asked him for an autograph on the Indian tricolor flag. The former Pakistan captain respectfully held the Indian flag and autographed the fan. The cricketer had a charming smile on his face at that time.
India Maharaja lost by 85 runs
The video soon went viral on social media and cricket fans were completely impressed by Afridi’s sweet demeanor. Talking about the match, India Maharaja lost by 85 runs. None of the batsmen of the team could cross the figure of 40 runs. Captain Gautam Gambhir scored 32 runs in 17 balls. Earlier, Stuart Binny and Pragyan Ojha took two wickets each, while Praveen Tambe took one wicket.
Final will be between Asia Lions and World Giants
With this win, the Asia Lions have entered the finals of the Legends League Cricket and will take on the World Giants in the final on Monday. Let us tell you that the view of political tension between India and Pakistan has been seen many times on the cricket field as well. Recently, the BCCI has refused Team India’s tour of Pakistan for the Asia Cup. This dispute is still going on.