Shahid Khan Afridi “Lala” a legendary Cricketer

wilayattimes (Kashmir)

Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi, popularly known as Shahid Afridi or Boom Boom Afridi , is a legendary cricketer. Afridi is regarded as one of the greatest big-hitting cricketers of all time, where he has the longest six of any form of the game. Shahid Afridi popularly known as LALA in Kashmir is one of the greatest entertainers of the game.

Afridi’s retirement reports broke down his Million of fans across the Globe especially in Kashmir. Afridis last glimpse in Aus -Pak Match moisted my emotional outlet (eyes).I cant stood up as he thanked Kashmiris for their support. A lonely cricketer of world who openly distinguished between India & Kashmir infront of the whole world. can we(fans) Remain in touch with your activities? You will be no longer a part of any squad of all three formats? Stuart Broad: “Shahid Afridi is an absolute legend, with bat or ball a pleasure to have played against him. Lala Shahid Afridi is an absolute legend, with bat or ball a pleasure to have played against him said top cricketers of world. Shahid Afridi and his ‘Kashmir’ comment returns with a huge applause from the crowd. WT20 Cricket. you’ve given millions of fans world wide moments of immense inspiration and satisfaction and never once flinched a challenge.

Billions don’t cry when Gayle gets out.Millions don’t switch off their TV when Kohli gets out,Thousands don’t gather outside of a TV showroom when Dhoni is playing. Teachers don’t ask ponting’s score. A Train doesn’t stop to see hussey’s century.But It all and even more happens when SHAHID AFRIDI bats.

He only just went and mentioned Kashmir again.Kashmiri People must be proud of him!He only just went and mentioned Kashmir again.Kashmiri People must be proud of him!

Kashmir nation will always MISS him,I am not supporter of any particular team but I only enjoy cricket and cheer for those who play well.To me cricket is only a game and it should not be taken seriously and not to get emotional.Win and loss doesn’t matters to me but the struggle for victory.

 

Days ago Australia played well,so they won the game.I don’t think there is any need to abuse or to use harsh words against Pakistan or any other losing team. If you consider cricket as war then change the cricket grounds into battle fields and bats into weapons.We are going to miss a great personality of Cricket, Shahid Afridi.He was a great personality who also used to entertain us with his sixes as he was named as boom boom.I can’t describe him what he was.His presence in team, his looks,smile, his way of playing cricket, I don’t think anybody else can replace from our mind. He is the most liked personality throughout the world. He will be always missed.
I love you Shahid Khan Afridi.You will be in my heart forever.I miss you to a very great extent My inner hankers to solute your benignity and brilliance.Salam to you lala boom boom.Pakistan team will loose the passion without you definitely.sixer machine is going away now.True to his spirit, Shahid Khan Afridi always used to play to the gallery and in both these matches in Mohali, the gallery was full of Kashmiris.

The great legend “Lala”:

I will miss you a lot. I can’t say what is my condition this time after hearing about your retirement. Love you Lala,miss you! You are the legend for me. You will be always missed. May Almighty bless you and your family!
Finally a well known proverb of Kashmiris,Can say Billions don’t cry when Gayle gets out.Millions don’t switch off their TV when Kohli gets out,Thousands don’t gather outside of a TV showroom when Dhoni isplaying.Nobody gives a shit what Sammy does. Son doesn’t argue with his father for Misbah. Students don’t bunk for Hafeez,Teachers don’t ask ponting’s score. A Train doesn’t stop to see hussey’s century.Fans don’t cry when Younis got out.A office doesn’t pause when GUL bowls. But It all and even more happens when SHAHID AFRIDI bats.

The Author is a Journalist hails from Watapora area of Bandipora Kashmir and can be reached at nasirkhuehami11@gmail.com

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