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Muhammad Rizwan wins hearts for hug gesture for Shaheen Shah Afridi

Multan Sultans and Lahore Qalandars had their match of Lahore Leg in Qaddafi Stadium. Pacer, Shaheen Shah Afridi of Lahore bowled to Muhammad Rizwan of Multan Sultans. The video of the exchange between the two players has gone viral on the internet.

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Muhammad Rizwan is garnering love and appreciation on social media for the reaction of hugging Lahore Qalandar’s Shaheen Shah Afridi in a match on Friday in Lahore.

Multan Sultans and Lahore Qalandars had their match of Lahore Leg in Qaddafi Stadium. Pacer, Shaheen Shah Afridi of Lahore bowled to Muhammad Rizwan of Multan Sultans. Afridi bowled at Rizwan who played a shot towards the baller. Unable to hold the ball due to speed, Shaheen Shah Afridi acted to hit the ball back at Muhammad Rizwan.

Rizwan reacted with a hug gesture for Shaheen Shah Afridi. The video of the exchange between the two players has gone viral on the internet. Rizwan has been receiving praise on social media for cooling down the situation with his calm behavior and loving reaction.

Muhammad Rizwan has been garnering praise on social media lately for his smashing performances in PSL and throughout last year. Rizwan and new entrant Shahnawaz Dahani had registered some tremendous performances in HBL PSL 6, turning out to be a promising addition to the national team.

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Rizwan’s team moving towards victory?

Rizwan had become the most successful Pakistani batsman in any single tournament of T20. He has bagged the record of 20 dismissals behind the wickets in HBL PSL 6.

He is currently leading Multan Sultan as the captain in HBL PSL 7. His team has so far registered five consecutive victories, becoming the first team to qualify for the playoffs. Lahore Qalandars broke the winning streak of Sultans in the ongoing season of HBL PSL.

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Batting first, Lahore Qalandars had scored 182-4 in 20 overs. Opener Fakhar Zaman scored 60 runs from 37 balls with five boundaries and two sixes. Muhammad Hafeez and Kamran Ghulam scored 43 and 42 runs respectively.

Imran Tahir, Shahnawaz Dahani, Anwar Ali, and Abbas Afridi each took one wicket. In response, Multan Sultans could only score 130 runs after losing all the wickets to Lahore Qalandars.