Our lala, Shahid Afridi is not just loved by Pakistan but India as well. Recently, Shahid Afridi announced his retirement from International cricket leaving fans disheartened. Many celebrities and fans wished him the best and now, team India is also sending out their respect and love for him.
Captain of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli gifted Shahid Afridi his T-Shirt signed by him and the rest of the team India with a message: ‘always a pleasure playing against you’.
Virat Kohli's shirt, signed by Indian team, for Shahid Afridi, with a message "always a pleasure playing against you." pic.twitter.com/KexlCjTNeZ
— Faizan Lakhani (@faizanlakhani) April 15, 2017
And here’s how the twitterati reacted:
@faizanlakhani good to see that players of both nations respect each other.
— amir sohail (@amirsohail392) April 16, 2017
— Ra' biya (@is_with_me) April 16, 2017
@faizanlakhani Did they send him one shirt for each retirement?
— Yo!! Paisan….. (@sairamufc) April 16, 2017
@faizanlakhani Retirement Gift tha phir se dusri sign karne padegi kuch time baad ??
— A.J ✍ (@juswanasay) April 17, 2017
@faizanlakhani that is what its all about kohli he is not just good player he also khows how to respect greats like Boom boom or ABD
— usama iqbal (@roman52613212) April 17, 2017
— CricWeed (@DivyeshAhir07) April 16, 2017
@faizanlakhani I admire Kohli. It only he is great Batsmen but a great Human being and being aggressive in the field is his Class!!
— Tanveer Khatana (@iamrjtanveerkh) April 16, 2017
— Muhammad Fawad (@iamFawadanjum) April 18, 2017
Afridi may have retired from International Cricket, but he’s still the favourite cricketer of the nation. Pakistan and India have been arch-rivals in sports. With the Indian team showing a good example of sportsmanship, let’s see how Afridi replies.