The LLC 2023 has provided fans with many thrilling moments. One of these occurred when Shahid Afridi, the captain of the Asia Lions team, was observed fulfilling a fan’s desire by autographing the Indian flag during the tournament’s intense gameplay.
The incident has become viral on social media, with fans applauding the Pakistani cricket great for his kind act of autographing the tricolour. Cricket Pakistan uploaded the video of the event on its Twitter account, and it has gained a lot of attention. The caption of the video reads, “BIG MAN WITH A BIG HEART, Shahid Afridi gives an autograph to a fan on the Indian flag.”
Shahid Afridi signs on the Indian flag
𝑩𝑰𝑮 𝑴𝑨𝑵 𝑾𝑰𝑻𝑯 𝑨 𝑩𝑰𝑮 𝑯𝑬𝑨𝑹𝑻 😍
Shahid Afridi gives an autograph to a fan on the Indian flag 🙌#LLC2023 @SAfridiOfficial pic.twitter.com/LonnLwlDAt
— Cricket Pakistan (@cricketpakcompk) March 19, 2023
Afridi’s act has earned him the affection of millions of internet users and many fans have reacted on social media.
Now this is what we call “GRACE” Shahid Afridi signing the Indian flag.
That is how we respect other nations. Little actions like these,bring the world closer and promote love and peace on the planet!Proud of you Lala❤️ #LLCT20 #ShahidAfridi #LegendsLeagueCricket @SAfridiOfficial pic.twitter.com/RVH7CIMxZD
— Maham Gillani (@DheetAfridian) March 18, 2023
Once again Shahid Afridi and his big heart pic.twitter.com/FQO91rQobo
— IndianPremierLeague (@HomeCricInfo) March 20, 2023
Pakistan former captain Shahid Afirid has won hearts after giving an autograph to a fan on Indian flag during Legends League Cricket (LLC) in Qatar.#DialoguePakistan #ShahidAfridi #Qatar #LegendsLeagueCricket #Indianfan #autographed pic.twitter.com/G93HYgYdDK
— Dialogue Pakistan (@DialoguePak) March 20, 2023
Whats wrong with giving an autograph on another flag. Why is this even a big deal ? #ShahidAfridi #Shahid #shaheenafridi #flag
— Uroosa Mohsin (@UroosaMohsin) March 19, 2023
Shahid Afridi Giving Autograph to his Indian Fan on Indian Flag, Wins Hearts😊 Massive Respect for Lala ❤️ pic.twitter.com/nbSRQBTbd0
— RJ Umar Tweets (@rjumarishaq) March 19, 2023
In terms of his professional career, the renowned cricketer Afridi led the Asia Lions to the finals of the Legends League Cricket 2023, which took place in Doha on Saturday.
Afridi’s Asia Lions team managed to beat Gautam Gambhir‘s India Maharajas in the Eliminator, which took place at the West End Park International Cricket Stadium. Upul Tharanga, a star opener, scored an impressive half-century of 50 runs off 31 balls, while Asghar Afghan contributed a crucial 34 runs off 24 balls to help Afridi and his team amass a massive total of 191-5 in just 20 overs. In response, Gambhir’s team could only score 106 runs in 16.4 overs, resulting in India Maharajas’ defeat by 85 runs. Tharanga, the opener, was also named the Player of the Match. The Asia Lions led by Afridi will be facing the World Giants in the final of the LLC at the West End Park International Cricket Stadium in Doha on Monday.