Mohammad Hafeez's selfie with Rahul Dravid wins hearts of million cricket fans

Mohammad Hafeez’s selfie with Rahul Dravid wins hearts of million cricket fans

Dravid, widely regarded as one of the finest to have played the game, received plenty of love from cricket fans across the border.

Mohammad Hafeez
Mohammad Hafeez catches up with Rahul Dravid on their way to New Zealand. (Photo Source: Twitter)

In a rare meeting between two cricketers, Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez had a surprise encounter with former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid. The duo bumped into each other on Friday, on a flight to New Zealand. The chance meeting them happened as Dravid was travelling with the Indian U19 team for the World Cup, while Hafeez was with the Pakistan side that was New Zealand bound for the upcoming tour.

Hafeez also managed to take a selfie with the Indian batting legend and later took to his Twitter handle to post the image. He captioned the image saying, “Met with a man called THE WALL in cricket RAHUL bhai @Im_Dravid he is a great human being always there to talk about cricket & helping u out , honoured to play with him in the Feild & always pleasure to meet U , stay blessed.”

You can see the Tweet below

Dravid, widely regarded as one of the finest to have played the game, received plenty of love from cricket fans across the border. Apart from boasting of a prolific batting record, Dravid also earned the respect of not just his peers but also fans across the world. Some of the replies to Hafeez’s tweet were proof of the goodwill Dravid enjoys in the cricket community.

You can see the reactions below

With the U19 World Cup around the corner, the Indian colts have started off with their penultimate preparations. The squad boasts of a number of talented youngsters and chief coach Rahul Dravid’s next aim is to see a few of the World Cup-bound players feature in the ‘A’ team within the next six to eight months.

The former Indian captain is optimistic about the team’s performance in the junior World Cup starting in New Zealand from January 13. Dravid exuded confidence that the team under Shaw would do well. Three-time champions India, who finished runner-up in the previous edition has been placed alongside Zimbabwe and East Asia Pacific qualifier Papua New Guinea

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