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Yasir Shah tosses his cap to an excited New Zealand fan during match

The video captured the priceless expressions of the fan out of excitement after surprisingly receiving the cap from Shah.

Pakistani cricketer, Yasir Shah, was spotted on-screen tossing his cap to a fan during a test match against New Zealand, on Monday.

A short video of Shah gifting his cap to the fans in the crowd went viral on social media. The video also captured the priceless expressions of the fan out of excitement after surprisingly receiving the cap from Shah during the first test match between New Zealand and Pakistan.


A fan jumped in happiness and screamed with joy and pumped his fists as he instantly wore the cap. The video also garnered a colossal reaction from Pakistani cricket fans back home. Twitter users appreciated Shah for leaving a positive impression on his foreign fans and followers.

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Not only in Pakistan, but the moments were beamed across the world during the live telecast of the match that also beefed up the soft image of Pakistan. Fans lauded Shah for truly playing his role of ambassador of Pakistan.

The video was seen multiple times on social media. A Twitter user named, Dynamo Duke, said that moments like these will dissipate the negative beginning of the series marred by bad publicity of the Pakistan team following several players testing positive for coronavirus after reaching New Zealand and flouting COVID-19 protocols.

Kiwis had set up a target of 302 runs for green shirts to win the match. Despite a good fight, Pakistan lost the match to Kiwis. Pakistani cricketer, Fawad Alam, secured a century in the match, heaping praise from fans for never giving up in tough circumstances.

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Twitteratis asserted that Alam lived up to his expectation after making a comeback in the team following a long hiatus of 11 years owing to public demand. Alam proved his selection in the team. With his resilient attitude, Alam proved his mettle and provided crucial support to the team.