Shahnawaz Dahani over the moon after meeting ‘dream player’ MS Dhoni


Emerging Pakistani pacer Shahnawaz Dahani shared his excitement as he met former Indian captain MS Dhoni after the conclusion of the Pakistan-India T20 World Cup match in Dubai.

The 23-year-old is on Pakistan’s reserves list for the competition and had a chance to meet his ‘dream player’ Dhoni, who is with the Men in Blue as a mentor.

Dahani, in a tweet, was also elated over Pakistan’s victory against arch-rivals for the first time in the history of the World Cup.

The Indian cricket team was shell-shocked by a completely dominating performance by Men in Green as they faced defeat by ten wickets, their first-ever in the history of T20I cricket.

Skipper Babar Azam (68) and Mohammad Rizwan (79) cruised the run chase with 13 balls to spare. Left-arm pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi laid a perfect platform with figures of 3-31 that restricted India to 151-7.

The Men in Green will now take on New Zealand on October 26 at the Sharjah International Stadium.

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