Pakistani young cricketing sensation Naseem Shah decided to auction the bat to the flood relief fund. The 19-year-old Shah will auction the bat and donate half of the proceeds to the flood relief fund.
He used that bat to smash two consecutive sixes to Afghanistan in a nail-biting match. Naseem, a talented pacer, took the crease and hit the ball straight to the stands cruising Pakistan into the final of the Asia Cup 2022.
The story behind the bat was earlier revealed after the match. Naseem Shah, in his interview, said that he exchanged his bat with Muhammad Hasnain since he was not comfortable playing with his bat. Hasnain agreed to give him the bat. Naseem asked Hasnain to leave the rest on God and then on him. After the exchange, Naseem Shah hit two consecutive sixes from Hasnain’s bat.
Later, Hasnain decided to gift his bat to Naseem Shah. Shah expressed gratitude as Hasnain gifted him the bat in the video shared by PCB.
The double sixes of Naseem Shah eliminated India and Afghanistan from the Asia Cup 2022 and took Pakistani into the final, where they will be playing against Sri Lanka.
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) September 8, 2022
Naseem Shah has been trending on social media since the beginning of the Asia Cup 2022. He made a T20I debut in Asia Cup in the match against India.
Shah received admiration from fans for an impressive T20I international debut against India in the Asia Cup 2022 Sunday.
Naseem Shah rattled the Indian batting line by claiming the wicket of KL Rahul. He had almost got Virat Kohli in the same over, with his destructive bowling, had Fakhar Zaman not dropped the catch. He was lethal with his bowling and restricted Indian batters. Pakistan had set a low score. Babar Azam mentioned they were 10-15 runs short of their target.