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Monday, April 15, 2024

Hasan Ali celebrates 2nd test match win with ‘rocking cradle’ style

His gesture left his fans and followers confused who tried decoding his unusual celebration style.

Pakistani cricketer, Hasan Ali, celebrated his successful bout in the second test match against South Africa with a ‘rocking cradle’ style, dedicating his performance to his wife expecting their first child. Ali celebrated his victory by rocking a baby in the cradle on Monday. The gesture was unusual to his signature generator-styled celebration.

His gesture left his fans and followers confused who tried decoding his unusual celebration style. Later, a sports journalist asserted that he dedicated his victory to the child he is expecting with his wife. Soon, felicitations and warm wishes for the cricketer and his wife started pouring in on Twitter.

“The celebration was because Mr. and Mrs. Hassan Ali are expecting their first child next month,” said journalist Saj Sadiq.

Ali with his stellar performance led Pakistan to victory over South Africa after 13 years. He took 11 wickets in the match and was declared man of the series.

During his post-match speech, Ali said, “Credit goes to the baby.” The cricketer added that “I believe God is blessing me because of the child I and my wife are expecting.”

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He said his wife is present in the stadium to watch the match hence he wanted to put his best performance.

The cricketer finished with 5-60 to record his best match figures with 11-114 and crushed the South African side who at one point seemed to set a target of 370 while scoring 274-4 at tea break.

Shaheen Shah Afridi took 4 wickets at the expense of 51 runs while spinner Yasir Shah finished the match with his last wicket.

The fourth-wicket partnership between Opener Aiden Makram and Temba Bavuma haunted Pakistan of a possible defeat but Ali ripped off the batting line of South Africa with his incredible performance.

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With the win in the second test match, Pakistan also won the test match series against South Africa. Pakistan also won the test match against South Africa in Karachi earlier this month.