The Indian cricket fans were very happy to see the Pakistan Cricket Team when they got to India. They crowded the airport and chanted in hopes of seeing the Green Shirts, especially their captain Babar Azam.
Indian fans sing ‘Babar Bhai’ as Men in Green are welcomed
Videos going around on social media show thrilled Indian cricket fans chanting “Babar Bhai” and “Shaheen Afridi” over and over again to get the attention of Pakistani stars. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s captain can be seen smiling and greeting the excited crowd in response to the friendly atmosphere.
It’s important to know that the national team got to India earlier that day by going through Dubai. As they are driven to their hotel, the 18 players and 13 support staff from Pakistan will be accompanied by a security group of more than 20 cars. In Dubai, bowling coach Morne Morkel and men’s cricket team head Mickey Arthur will join the team.
In India, they will join the team in Bangalore. The next day, the team will train, and on September 29, they will play their first warm-up game against New Zealand as planned. In their last warm-up game, the Green Shirts will play Australia on October 3. This is three days before they play their first World Cup game, against the Netherlands on October 6 at the same site.