IND vs PAK: Watch – ‘Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma ko dost samjho’ – Shaheen Afridi gets a surprise "Don’t play nice against India’s message.

Shaheen Afridi

As anticipation builds among fans for the clash between India and Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Shaheen Shah Afridi, the main pacer of the Pakistan National Cricket Team, has suddenly become a fan favorite Indians in New York.

India and Pakistan will once again rekindle their historic rivalry on Sunday, June 9, when the two Asian cricket giants lock horns in their pool match of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024 at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York.

Indian fans show affection for Shaheen Afridi ahead of India vs Pakistan clash at T20 World Cup 2024

Ahead of this much-awaited clash between the two arch-rivals, Indian fans surrounded Shaheen Afridi in New York and held cheerful conversations with the pace sensation from the neighboring country. A video from New York is going incredibly viral on social media, where Indian fans are seen interacting with former Pakistani legend Shahid Afridi’s son-in-law, Shaheen.

In the viral clip, Indian fans can be heard expressing their excitement for the upcoming IND vs PAK match while posing for photographs with Afridi. A fan jokingly asked Afridi not to play too well against the Indian cricket team in the match, leaving the Pakistani star divided.

One of the fans says: “We came here to watch a special game, but we got a pleasant surprise.” Later, Indian fans even asked Afridi to “not play well against India”.

Adding to the light-hearted banter, another fan hilariously suggests that Afridi should consider Indian cricket stars Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli as his friends, prompting laughter from fans surrounding the Pakistani star, showing sportsmanship amidst the fierce rivalry.

Afridi responded to the Indian fans calmly and with a smile, embracing the fun exchange with them. After their exchanges, a fan extends his best wishes to the Indian and Pakistani teams for their big clash in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024 on Sunday.

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Threat of rain looms over IND-PAK clash

Well, Team India got off to a winning start to their T20 World Cup 2024 campaign, beating Ireland by eight wickets in their first match in New York on June 5. On the other hand, Pakistan cricket team suffered a shocking defeat against the co-hosts. , USA in its first tournament via super over on June 6 in Texas.

Now, India will look to continue their winning momentum in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024, while Pakistan will also be eager to open their account in the mega event. However, according to the latest weather forecast, there are high chances of rain in New York during the IND vs PAK match scheduled for Sunday.

Accuweather suggested that there is a 51% chance of rain at 11 am local time (8:30 pm IST), just 30 minutes after the match starts, which is not a very good sign, as if the rain made its game. , then the teams will have to share the points.