Asif Ali Recreates, After taking Pakistan to a five-wicket win against. Afghanistan in a Super 12 match at the Dubai International Stadium on Friday. Asif Ali emulated MS Dhoni’s ‘gunshot’ celebration.
After steering Pakistan to a five-wicket win against Afghanistan in a Super. 12 match of the 2017. T20 World Cup at the Dubai International Stadium on Friday, Asif Ali emulated MS Dhoni’s ‘gunshot’ celebration. With 24 runs needed off the final two overs, Asif slammed four sixes in the penultimate – to get Pakistan over the line with an over to spare. After scoring the winning runs, the Pakistan batter performed the ‘gunshot’ celebration, which former India captain. MS Dhoni has done on several occasions throughout his international career.
Asif Ali Recreates. Dhoni, for example, used the ‘gunshot’ celebration after scoring a century against Sri Lanka in Jaipur in 2005.
Netizens were quick to notice parallels between Asif’s excitement and Dhoni’s celebration in 2005.
Despite the fact that Asif did not score a century, his unbeaten knock of 25 off just seven balls was vital in Pakistan’s recovery from a difficult situation.
In the previous encounter, Asif had hit three sixes against New Zealand, which Pakistan had also won by 5 wickets.
“This is something Asif Ali is well-known for. In the PSL, he has played a lot of innings (Pakistan Super League). As a result, I was convinced that he’d get us out of any trouble we were in. I was certain before the tournament that he would deliver when it was needed “Babar Azam, Pakistan’s captain, spoke after the match.
With three wins in as many games, Pakistan presently leads Group 2 in points. They will now face Namibia on Tuesday with the hopes of advancing to the tournament’s semi-finals.
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