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St Moritz Ice Cricket 2018: Shahid Afridi pays respect to Indian flag

Shahid Afridi St Moritz Ice Cricket 2018: Shahid Afridi pays respect to Indian flag
Frederick Owens | 11 February, 2018, 03:30

Some of cricket's biggest names of recent years braved the elements on Thursday and Friday (8th and 9th February) to take part in two unique Twenty20 matches in Switzerland - in Ice Cricket. Fans have appreciated Afridi for not showing any kind of bias and for respecting the Indian flag. "Boom Boom" Afridi showed true sportsmanship after a match when he asked an Indian fan to keep the Indian flag open while clicking a photograph. "Virat is a fantastic human being and an ambassador of cricket for his country, just like I am for my country", said Afridi.

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His foundation focuses on providing clean and safe drinking water for the economically weaker sections of the society. I have no problem with aggression if it is a controlled one. "There is a lot of warmth and fellow-feeling whenever I have spoken to Virat".

Here is how fans reacted to Afridi's gesture towards the national flag of India. I congratulated him recently when I came to know the he was getting married.

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"I believe as cricketers we can set examples of how relationship between individuals can be a template for relationship between countries". Following the match, Afridi happily obliged request of fans to pose for the photos.

Shahid Afridi is the most loved foreign cricketer in India and it became evident once more after a video recently surfaced on the internet and went viral.

Indian and Pakistan teams are often seen locking horns with each other on the field of cricket with pure intensity without leaving any chance of outshining the other.

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