Shahid Afridi thanks Virat Kohli and Team India for ...

Shahid Afridi thanks Virat Kohli and Team India for touching farewell gesture

Tags: Pakistan, India, Virat Kohli, Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi

Published on: Apr 22, 2017

Pakistan's retired all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Friday thanked Virat Kohli and the entire Indian team for sending him a special farewell gift.
Replying to the gesture, Afridi tweeted: "Thank you to you and the entire Indian team for a wonderful farewell gift @imVkohli. Respect superstar, hope to see you soon."
In a wonderful gesture, the Indian team had sent a special retirement gift to Afridi. A shirt signed by Kohli and the Indian team for presented to the mercurial Pakistani.
Pakistani journalist Faizan Lakhani uploaded the shirt. On it, Kohli wrote: "Shahid Bhai, best wishes, always a pleasure playing against you".
The jersey - number 18 and VIRAT on it - had the signatures of Kohli, Ashish Nehra, Suresh Raina, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Hardik Pandya, among others.
Afridi retired from international career in February when he announced his retirement from the T20 format. He had earlier retired from Test and One-Day formats of the game.
The retired Pakistani is one of the eight ambassadors​ of the Champions Trophy.
--By A Cricket Correspondent

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