Dubai: Team India had to face a crushing defeat by 10 wickets at the hands of Pakistan in the match played on Sunday in the ICC T20 World Cup. Despite this defeat, Team India’s captain Virat Kohli did something that is being praised everywhere. Despite the defeat, Virat Kohli hugged the batsman of the Pakistani team, Mohammad Rizwan. Virat Kohli congratulated Babar Azam on his victory after Pakistan’s spectacular victory. Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has termed this behavior of Virat Kohli as the biggest moment. Shoaib Akhtar has praised Team India captain Virat Kohli in his exclusive column written for Zee News.
Shoaib Akhtar praises Kohli
Shoaib Akhtar said, ‘The biggest moment for me was when Babar Azam scored the winning run against Mohammed Shami. But the biggest moment for the person inside me was when I saw Virat Kohli wholeheartedly congratulating Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan with a hug. After the end of the match, MS Dhoni was seen interacting with Babar Azam, Imad Wasim and Shoaib Malik. It would be good for a young Pakistani to take inspiration from such veterans.
hugged Pakistani batsman
Mohammad Rizwan was seen running around the field as soon as Pakistan won the match. During this, a video of Mohammad Rizwan is going viral on social media, in which Indian captain Virat Kohli is seen hugging him. Fans are very fond of this video. Fans are very fond of Rizwan’s style of embracing captain Virat Kohli after defeating Team India. Rizwan played a brilliant innings of 79 runs in 55 balls for Pakistan.
Shoaib also said on Mohammed Shami’s case
Shoaib Akhtar said, ‘Mohammed Shami’s match against Pakistan was not very good, but what happened to him on social media should not have happened. Sunday’s win was historic for us. If we win the tournament, it will act as medicine for the society which is in pain due to various reasons. A title win can bring immense happiness to us.
Told Afridi the best
Shoaib Akhtar said, ‘Shaheen Shah Afridi did a great job against India. Shaheen Shah Afridi can become a role model for the youth to come. Shaheen is a cricketer and a better person. He will have to perform well in the match against New Zealand as well. Let us tell you that the next match of Pakistan will be played against New Zealand on Tuesday. New Zealand and Pakistan have clashed 24 times so far on the international pitch of T20 cricket.
Pakistan will now take on New Zealand
In this, Pakistan has won 14, while New Zealand has won 10. Even in the last 5 matches between the two teams, Pakistan has the upper hand. Pakistan has won 3 while New Zealand has won 2. Both the teams have collided 5 times on the pitch of T20 World Cup, in which Pakistan has won 3 times and New Zealand has won 2 times. Let us tell you that recently the New Zealand team left the tour of Pakistan in the middle and returned home, after which Pakistan is still angry with this move. After this incident, Pakistan was in trouble all over the world. The England team also refused to tour again. Today Pakistan’s team will come down to New Zealand to take account of the same trouble it has caused.