Superstar Shahid Afridi reciprocated team India’s friendly gesture by thanking India captain Virat Kohli and the entire team for the gift they sent to him on his retirement.
In a tweet, the flamboyant all-rounder said: “Thank you to you and the entire Indian team for a wonderful farewell gift @imVkohli. Respect superstar, hope to see you soon.”
Thank you to you and the entire Indian team for a wonderful farewell gift @imVkohli. Respect superstar, hope to see you soon pic.twitter.com/DGz8aMs1Xv
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) April 21, 2017
India send Afridi heart-warming farewell gift
Earlier, In order to show their respect to the retiring all-rounder, Kohli sent a shirt with “To Shahid Bhai, best wishes, always a pleasure playing against you” scribbled in his handwriting in addition to signatures from the entire Indian team.
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
Let’s hope that the new-found love between the two teams spills into the hearts of the governments of the two countries as well and resumption of cricketing ties are allowed so that we fans of cricket get to see both the teams in action against one another.