“Very sweet,” Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah told Pakistan’s Shaheen Shah Afridi as he thanked him for congratulating him on becoming a father and giving him a gift. The short video clip that has gone viral on social media shows the two fast bowlers meeting each other warmly, with Shaheen congratulating the Indian fast bowler on becoming a father and sending him his best wishes. In the meantime, Bumrah is seen thanking the Pakistani bowler for being kind.
India’s Bumrah thanks Shaheen Afridi for his gift
Bumrah replied to Shaheen’s post on social media, saying that he and his family are “overwhelmed” by the Pakistani pacer’s love.The Indian right-arm fast bowler said earlier this month that his son was born on September 4th. Bumrah had to leave India’s camp in Sri Lanka before their last group-stage game against Nepal because his child was born. After taking care of his family, he went back to camp and was in the mix to face the biggest rivals today.
Even though Pakistani and Indian players are foes on the pitch, they get along well with each other overall. Before the group-stage match between India and Pakistan in Kandy, India’s Virat Kohli met with the whole Pakistani team and spent some lovely time with them. Mohammad Siraj from India was seen talking to both Kohli and Haris Rauf from Pakistan.
Rohit Sharma, the leader of the Indian team, met Babar Azam and Imam-ul-Haq outside the nets. The high-stakes Super 4 match between Pakistan and India started again today after being put on hold for hours because of a wet pitch. Thankfully, no overs were lost. The game was put on hold because of rain on Saturday, and it started up again today on the “reserve day” where it left off on Saturday.
Since early morning, it had been raining on and off, and the sky was cloudy with dark clouds. There were also strong winds in Colombo. The weather office in Sri Lanka says that there is a chance of heavy rain in the afternoon. In the Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 match between Pakistan and India, Pakistan won the coin toss and chose to bowl first.